Two-time women's major champion Garbine Muguruza said Novak Djokovic could have avoided all his visa-related issues in the lead up to the Australian Open 2022 by getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
Ashleigh Barty has never won an Australian Open and is seeking to become the first Australian woman to win the Melbourne Grand Slam since 1978 when Christine O'Neil lifted the crown.
Rafael Nadal got a walkover when his quarterfinal opponent Dutch Tallon Griekspoor withdrew on Friday in Melbourne Summer Set 2022. Nadal will play unseeded Emil Ruusuvuori in semis.
Novak Djokovic was granted a medical exemption to compete in the Australian Open 2021 but his visa for entry into Australia was revoked in the early hours of Thursday, local time, and he was detained.
Rafael Nadal, who made a comeback on the tennis court after recovering from coronavirus, showed no signs of sluggishness on Rod Laver Arena. He defeated Ricardas Berankis 6-2, 7-5.
Despite being granted a medical exemption to defend his Australian Open men's singles title, World No.1 Novak Djokovic's visa has been revoked upon his arrival in Melbourne on Thursday.
The court officials in Australia have confirmed that Serbian Novak Djokovic’s appeal against imminent deportation would be heard on Thursday. He was granted a medical exemption by the Australian Open 2022 organisers.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic has won nine of his 20 major titles at the Australian Open. He is tied with rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 Grand Slam titles. Federer won't be playing in the Australian Open 2022.
At a time when all the top tennis stars will be tuning up for the Australian Open 2022 in WTA and ATP tournaments, World No.1 Novak Djokovic has still not confirmed his participation for the year's first Grand Slam.
Argentina's Diego Schwartzman and Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut led their respective teams to victory on the opening day of ATP Cup 2022 in Sydney. Both Spain and Argentina won by identical 3-0 margins.
It is worth noting that all spectators, staff and players at the Australian Open 2022 need to be double-vaccinated or have a medical exemption. Novak Djokovic, meanwhile, hasn't disclosed his vaccination status.
Dominic Thiem finished runner-up in last year's Australian Open. Thiem thus becomes the latest tennis player to withdraw from the season-opening Grand Slam after the likes of Roger Federer, Serena Williams and many more.
Among those possibly in contact with Rafael Nadal was Spain's former monarch, Juan Carlos I, who has been living in the UAE since allegations of financial scandals swirled and embarrassed the Spanish royal household last year.
Serbia will start favourites in Group A, which also comprises Norway, Chile and Spain. The ATP Cup 2022 will be played in Sydney at Ken Rosewall Arena and the tennis stadium at Sydney Olympic Park.
Australian Open chief Craig Tiley confirmed on Saturday that every person will need to be fully vaccinated while in the tournament.
Swiss tennis great Roger Federer shares the men’s Grand Slam record of 20 titles with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
Serbian Novak Djokovic, who is on course for a record-extending sixth Paris Masters title, moved one ahead of American Pete Sampras, who secured his six top year-end finishes from 1993-98.
The victory marks Marin Cilic's fourth title in Russia after two wins in 2014 and 2015 in Moscow.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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