Novak Djokovic denied US visa to play in Miami Open, due to no COVID vaccine

High-ranked tennis participant Novak Djokovic has been denied entry to the USA, the place he hoped to play within the upcoming Miami Open event. 

American authorities presently require anybody arriving within the nation to point out proof of COVID-19 vaccination, however it’s potential to use for an exemption.

In March, Djokovis utilized for a vaccine waiver to play within the Indian Wells event, however that request was additionally turned down by US Homeland Safety on the grounds he’s unvaccinated. 

Nonetheless, the US is ending its COVID-19 emergency declaration on 11 Might, which can permit international air travellers to enter the county with out being vaccinated.

The 22-time Grand Slam champion’s final aggressive match was a straight units defeat by Daniil Medvedev within the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships firstly of March.