Officials say Djokovic could miss French Open over unvaccinated status

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Djokovic could be barred from the French Open this year, too, if he's still not vaccinated against COVID-19. The question is how recent the infection has to be to qualify for an exemption to vaccination rules. Deportation can lead to a three-year ban on returning to the country.
4 months ago·Paris, France

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Times of India

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4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

No vaccine, no French Open for Djokovic, says French Sports ministry

Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing in the French Open as things stand now after the Sports Ministry said on Monday there would be no exemption from France's new vaccine pass law.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

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4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

Novak Djokovic could be barred from French Open if unvaccinated

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4 months ago·Canada
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CTV News

Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia as questions arise over French Open

Novak Djokovic arrived in his native Serbia on Monday after being deported from Australia because he was not vaccinated against COVID-19, ending his hopes of defending his Australian Open title.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Hindu

No vaccine, no French Open for Djokovic, says French Sports ministry

Novak Djokovic left Australia on Sunday night after losing his legal challenge to remain in the country and compete in the Australian Open, which begins Monday.

4 months ago·India
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