Novak Djokovic must be fully vaccinated to play in Australian Open, official says

Minister for Immigration Alex Hawke told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio that participants will need both doses of the vaccine to be eligible to participate — a measure that applies to anyone trying to enter the country. 

NOVAK DJOKOVIC WON’T REVEAL VACCINE STATUS AS AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS SAY UNVACCINATED UNLIKELY TO GET VISAS

“You’ll need to be double vaccinated to visit Australia,” Hawke said, via Reuters. “That’s a universal application, not just to tennis players. I mean that every visitor to Australia will need to be double vaccinated.” 

Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds the trophy aloft  during the awarding ceremony after defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship, in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds the trophy aloft  during the awarding ceremony after defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship, in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

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