However, his participation is simply doable if he's vaccinated in opposition to Covid-19. “With health and safety being the top priority, the tournament will require valid proof of full vaccination to enter the Indian Wells Tennis Complex,” the organizers mentioned in their press launch on Wednesday. “Guidelines for players are governed by protocols established by the WTA and ATP and by restrictions established by the United States regarding the vaccination status of international travelers entering the country,” is it specified. To be capable of run for a sixth title in the Californian desert, Djokovic must present proof of full vaccination.
Also registered for the Dubai match, which can happen from February 21 to 26, Djokovic had introduced himself, unvaccinated, in early January in Melbourne to glean a twenty first Grand Slam title, which might have been absolutely the file forward of Rafael Nadal. and Roger Federer. He had lastly been expelled from Australia, epilogue of an extended saga round his vaccination standing, after having didn't persuade the justice of this nation to simply accept his enchantment in opposition to the cancellation of his visa by the federal government.
Rafael Nadal, winner of his twenty first Grand Slam in Melbourne, Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and defending champion Cameron Norrie are additionally among the many entrants. The French Gaël Monfils, Ugo Humbert, Benoit Paire, Adrian Mannarino, Arthur Rinderknech, Benjamin Bonzi, Hugo Gaston and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga are registered.
Among the ladies, in addition to the world primary Barty, topped with a primary coronation at house in Australia, can be current, the Spaniard Paula Badosa, winner in Indian Wells final 12 months, the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka or the Czech Barbora Krejcikova . Alizé Cornet and Caroline Garcia are among the many entrants.