World primary Novak Djokovic will be capable of play at this yr’s US Open after america confirmed worldwide travellers will not should be vaccinated in opposition to Covid-19.
The 22-time Grand Slam winner, 35, was pressured to overlook final yr’s event due to his vaccination standing.
He additionally missed the previous two Masters occasions in Indian Wells and Miami.
However US coverage will change on 12 Might, permitting Serb Djokovic to return to Flushing Meadows in August.
“In the present day, we’re saying that the Administration will finish the Covid-19 vaccine necessities for Federal workers, Federal contractors, and worldwide air travellers on the finish of the day on Might 11, the identical day that the Covid-19 public well being emergency ends,” the White Home stated in a press release.
Regardless of making use of for particular permission to enter america, Djokovic withdrew from Indian Wells in March as a result of he was nonetheless unable to enter the nation.
He gained the Australian Open in January, a yr after he was deported from the nation on the eve of the 2022 event as a result of he had not been vaccinated.
Though damage saved him out of the continued Madrid Open, Djokovic is because of start his bid for an general males’s document twenty third Grand Slam title on the French Open later this month.