Senator Rick Scott made the announcement on social media. The reason for this decision was the lack of vaccination against coronavirus Djokovic. Because of this, Djokovic will miss the Masters series tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami.
“We have been informed that Novak Djokovic has been denied permission to compete in US tournaments without a coronavirus vaccine. President Joe Biden must immediately intervene and grant the athlete the right to compete,” Rick wrote. Scott.
Last year, Djokovic was also banned from the US and Canada due to lack of vaccinations. He was forced to miss the US Open and several major tournaments. He previously was deported from Australia and missed the Australian Open.
Djokovic, 35, won the Australian Open this season and reclaimed the world No. 1 title.