Novak Djokovic will miss the Miami Open after being denied entry to the United States. Djokovic applied for special permission to enter the country as he has not taken the vaccination against Covid-19, but was denied an exemption.
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ATP Indian WellsAlcaraz 'motivated' by Djokovic and Nadal's ability to win titles straight after injuriesYESTERDAY AT 11:28 “Obviously, we're one of the premier tournaments in the world, we'd like to have the best players that can play,” said Miami Open tournament director James Blake. “We did all that we could. «We tried to talk to the government, but that's out of our hands.
We tried, and he wasn't able to play. »Same result that he had in Indian Wells, where I know Tommy Haas did as much as he could. «We tried to get Novak Djokovic to be allowed to get an exemption, but that wasn't able to happen. »We would love to have him, and he's our greatest champion, he's won six times here.Read more on eurosport.com