Number one appears on the ‘big’ list despite doubts about whether he is vaccinated against the coronavirus


Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic tops the list of entries for the Australian Open, the first ‘big’ of the season that begins on January 14, despite the doubts generated by himself by not wanting to reveal whether or not he is vaccinated against it. coronavirus, mandatory requirement to play in Melbourne.

According to the official website of the tournament, the world number one, who is also part of the Serbian team of the ATP Cup that is played in Sydney the first week of the year, will seek to expand his record in the Australian ‘Grand Slam’ with a tenth title, which allows him to break the tie with Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer, all three in 20 ‘greats’.

The Spanish, who has not competed since August, also appears on the entry list while the Swiss will be out, who continues to recover from a new knee intervention. Nor will the champion in 2014, the also Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka.

In the women’s draw, the absence of the seven-time champion Serena Williams stands out, who received the refusal of the doctors to compete since she is not 100% physically. Nor will the US Open champion in 2019, Bianca Andreescu.