Andy Murray on Novak Djokovic's vaccine stance: I don't agree with his decision

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Andy Murray on Novak Djokovic's vaccine stance: I don't agree with his decision

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray revealed he is not a fan of Novak Djokovic's vaccine stance. Murray, a former world No. 1, admitted he is not a fan of Djokovic refusing to take the vaccine but added he didn't like the treatment the Serb received in Australia.

Djokovic, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, told the BBC that he is willing to skip tournaments that introduce mandatory vaccination. "I've not seen him here. We exchanged a few messages while he was in Australia.I don't agree with his decision.

It would be a lot easier for him if he were to get vaccinated. But I also didnt like seeing him in the situation that he was in," Murray said, per Tennis Majors. "I've known him since I was a child and I don't like seeing that.

It would be better for tennis if he were playing all of the Majors events."

Djokovic sticking to his beliefs

Djokovic doesn't want to take the vaccine because because he doesn't know how it could effect his body. “I stand for choice and the autonomy of every individual, that every person has the right to decide in the matter of their health.

I don’t like being labelled and put in the same category with certain initiatives or movements, I never said I support any of those. I have always tried to respect everybody’s choices, I hope that people can respect mine as well," Djokovic told RTS.

“As an elite athlete, I want to triple-check everything that enters my body. If something changes for 0.5% in my body, I feel it. I am just cautious before making any decisions, I am taking my time and keeping my mind open.

I will live with the consequences." Meanwhile, Djokovic kicked off his 2022 season on Monday in Dubai. No. 1 seed Djokovic handed a 6-3 6-3 loss to Lorenzo Musetti in his first match of the season.

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