Djokovic has been named in the Serbian team for the ATP Cup 2022 in Sydney


Djokovic, who has won a record nine titles at Melbourne Park, including the last three, has repeatedly refused to reveal whether he was vaccinated against COVID-19, the organizers of the Australian Open, Tennis Australia, confirming that all players will have to be vaccinated to compete in Melbourne.

In order to play without being vaccinated in Sydney, the capital of New South Wales, the state government should apply for an exemption for Djokovic, and the 34-year-old should undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival.

The same option was available to the organizers of the Australian Open, but the government in Victoria, whose capital is Melbourne, has said it will not ask for exemptions.

The draw for the third edition of the ATP Cup team tournament took place in Sydney on Tuesday, and the organizers announced that Serbia, the number one seed, led by Djokovic, will be in Group A, along with Norway , Chile and Spain.

While Djokovic’s participation will be a huge boost for Serbia and the tournament, Rafa Nadal will not be present for Spain.

The Spaniard faced back problems in early 2021 before retiring from Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics with a foot problem.

The 35-year-old former world leader, who last played at the Citi Open in August, is set to return to a demonstration event in Abu Dhabi this month before playing in another training tournament. , for the Australian Open.

The 2022 ATP Cup will start with 16 teams and will be hosted at two locations in Sydney’s Olympic Park on January 1-9, with players competing for $ 10 million in prizes.

Running champion Russia, led by world number two and US Open champion Daniil Medvedev, has been grouped with this year’s finalists, Italy, Austria and host Australia, who will not have nonconformist Nick Kyrgios on the team.

The winners of each of the four groups will advance to the semifinals.

Group A – Serbia, Norway, Chile, Spain

Grupa B – Rusia, Italy, Austria, Australia

Group C – Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America

Grupa D – Greece, Poland, Argentina, Georgia

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