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Daily Record|October 20, 2021
Djokovic willing to snub his Oz Open defence in Covid stand-off
TONY BANKS

NOVAK DJOKOVIC has threatened to pull out of the Australian Open after officials insisted that unvaccinated players are unlikely to be allowed into the country.

The nine-times Australian Open champion has said he is prepared to miss out on the chance of defending his Melbourne title in January and claiming a record 21st Grand Slam win - because he refuses to release his vaccination status.

Djokovic, 34, said: “Things being as they are, I still don't know if I will go to Melbourne.

"I will not reveal my status, whether I have been vaccinated or not. It is a private matter and an inappropriate inquiry.

“People go too far these days in taking the liberty to ask questions and judge a person.

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