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Novak Djokovic may be banned from attending the US Open because he has not been vaccinated against Covid

Novak Djokovic will be banned from participating in the French Open but can still defend his Wimbledon tennis title this year.

France yesterday announced vaccine passports are mandatory for all players and fans – world No. Events of May.

Novak Djokovic will be banned from participating in the French Open but can still defend this year's Wimbledon tennis title

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Novak Djokovic will be banned from participating in the French Open but can still defend this year’s Wimbledon tennis titleCredit: Reuters
Djokovic is greeted by a hero as fans gather in Belgrade

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Djokovic is greeted by a hero as fans gather in BelgradeCredit: Getty

And the US requires visitors to be doubles, with exceptions, meaning his participation in the US Open is highly unlikely.

But he could show up at Wimbledon as it is believed bosses at the All England Club plan to adhere to Government guidelines that say uninjured travelers must quarantine for ten days .

Serb Djokovic, 34, was kicked out of Australia on Sunday after an 11-day legal battle.

He hopes to play at the Australian Open and surpass the record 20 Grand Slams won by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

Djokovic received a hero’s welcome when he returned to the Serbian capital, Belgrade, yesterday.

Masks are mandatory at the Aussie Open, which started yesterday.

But scuffles broke out because some spectators refused.

According to Australian immigration rules, Djokovic cannot apply for a visa for three years.

But Prime Minister Scott Morrison hinted he could return next year.

Former Djokovic coach Boris Becker said: “The easiest way for him was to get vaccinated.

“The world we live in is crazy, but that’s the way it is.”

Controversy erupted when some spectators refused to wear face masks at the Australian Open

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Controversy erupted when some spectators refused to wear face masks at the Australian OpenCredit: AFP
Timing judges reveal Novak Djokovic lost effort to avoid expulsion ahead of Australian Open

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Huynh Nguyen

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