Surprising New Twist in Novak Djokovic’s US Open Row as USA Rolls Out Relaxed Instructions

After winning the Wimbledon Championships, Novak Djokovic was hoping to clinch his 22nd Grand Slam title at the US Open this year. However, the covid restrictions imposed by the US government prevented the Serb from entering the country.

Earlier, Djokovic announced his withdrawal from the Cincinnati Open, as his chances at the US Open turned bleak. However, there is a new change in covid restrictions in the United States, which could be good news for the 21-time Grand Slam champion from Serbia.


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Novak Djokovic receives a boost regarding his chances of playing at the US Open 2022

According to recent news, the US government will relax some restrictions regarding quarantine and maintaining social distancing. This could be great news for Novak Djokovic and his chances of playing at the US Open at the end of this month.

However, the current rule will only apply to people currently residing in the United States. However, this rule change could mean the government is ready to change a few rules to help people.

Now Djokovic has to play the waiting game to see if there is a rule change regarding his participation. Earlier, he posted a video on his Instagram, where he was training hard on the tennis court. Also, he wrote an upbeat message in the caption, about not giving up on his dream of playing at this year’s US Open.

Djokovic Skips 2022 Cincinnati Open


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It’s been a torrid season for Djokovic as he recently decided to stay out of the Cincinnati Open as well, adding to the long list of tournaments the former world No. 1 has missed this year. Although the Serbian pulled out at the last minute, most of the tennis world knew that the chances of that happening were very high.

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On the other hand, even though Djokovic is playing in the US Open, he still lacks practice as he won’t play any singles matches before the tournament.


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Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic rests at Melbourne Park as questions linger over the legal battle over his visa to play at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 13, 2022. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

It should be noted that Djokovic has only played a handful of tournaments this year due to his stance on the Covid vaccination. Earlier at the Australian Open he was expelled from the country, and Djokovic will do his best not to face a similar situation in the United States.

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