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Djokovic confirmed for Australian season opener

Posted On: Jan 31, 2023   |   Posted By: RT

Djokovic confirmed for Australian season opener

The 21-time Grand Slam winner will play at the Adelaide International in January
Novak Djokovic has been confirmed for his first tournament in Australia since being deported from the country in a row involving his Covid vaccination status in January of this year.
The Serb arrived in Australia with a medical exemption at the start of 2022 and believed it would allow him to play at the Australian Open, where he is the record nine-time men's singles champion. After political intervention, however, he was deported and faced being banned from Australia for three years.
The 35-year-old had his visa ban overturned last month - and it has now been confirmed that he will play at the Adelaide International alongside three ATP top ten men's players including Russian former world number one Daniil Medvedev, Medvedev's compatriot Andrey Rublev, and Felix Auger-Aliassime.

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