There is a lot of curiosity to understand if the twenty-one time winner of Grand Slam tournaments Novak Djokovic will be able to participate in the US Open, the last Slam tournament of this 2022. The reigning vice-champion sees his presence at great risk due to the decision not to get vaccinated for Covid-19, a situation that forced him to skip the Australian Open, a tournament that saw him protagonist of a long diatribe.
Here the situation is different and the Serbian is unlikely to be at the event, but many are hoping for this possibility. Nole is considered to be the strongest tennis player on hardcourt and the big favorite for the tournament victory, but his presence seems somewhat complicated.
Several people, from the world of tennis and not, have lined up in recent weeks to favor the Balkan champion.
John McEnroe on Novak Djokovic-US Open issue: "Bullsh*t!"
John McEnroe gave his version of the story: "I think he's bullsh*t.
I really think they should be allowed to play the tournament. My personal opinion, I speak as a vaccinated person and with booster doses, is that everyone must have the free choice on this decision. He has won many more Grand Slams than I have and this decision of him must be respected, perhaps this extra advantage of him in things like this could be one of the things that makes him so great.
Everyone has their own opinion and he has always been faithful to his opinions of him, he has every right to keep them. He is one of the greatest tennis players in history, he takes precautions for his body and it is frustrating to see that a person like him cannot enter our country.
It is a pity, but alas these are the rules of the Government. They don't agree with me at all, but they must be respected." In the next days will come the official position of the US Government about Novak Djokovic.