Alexander Zverev: I'm vaccinated, comfortable with whatever Australian Open decides

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Alexander Zverev: I'm vaccinated, comfortable with whatever Australian Open decides

German tennis star Alexander Zverev has no problems for with those are unvaccinated but he feels comfortable about the Australian Open since he won't have any problems with the participation at the tournament. The Australian government has indicated that only vaccinated players will be allowed to participate at the Australian Open.

Zverev has been vaccinated and he won't have any problems with his Australian Open participation. "Everyone has the right to decide for themselves," Zverev said. "The players who are not vaccinated probably won't be allowed to play in Melbourne.

And I understand that decision. For me, that's not a problem."

Novak Djokovic not as comfortable as Zverev

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews made it clear to Novak Djokovic that unvaccinated players likely won't be allowed to play at Melbourne Park.

"(The virus) doesn't care what your tennis ranking is, or how many Grand Slams you've won," Andrews said. "It's completely irrelevant. You need to be vaccinated to keep yourself safe and to keep others safe.

"I don't think an unvaccinated tennis player is going to get a visa to come into this country and if they did get a visa they'd probably have to quarantine for a couple of weeks," he added. "I don't think that the person you indicated (Djokovic) or any other tennis player, let's not personalise it ...

or golfer or Formula One driver will even get a visa to get here." World No. 1 Djokovic hinted he could skip the Australian Open. "Things beings as they are, I still don’t know if I will go to Melbourne," Djokovic told Blic.

“I will not reveal my status whether I have been vaccinated or not, it is a private matter and an inappropriate inquiry. “People go too far these days in taking the liberty to ask questions and judge a person. Whatever you say ‘Yes, no, maybe, I am thinking about it’, they will take advantage”.