Novak Djokovic will be capable to play at this yr’s US Open after america introduced it’s lifting its vaccine mandate on worldwide travellers.
The world No 1 isn’t vaccinated towards Covid-19 and had beforehand been unable to enter America.
However US coverage will change on Could 12, permitting the 22-time Grand Slam winner to return to Flushing Meadows in August.
A White Home assertion stated: “At present, we’re saying that the administration will finish the Covid-19 vaccine necessities for federal staff, federal contractors, and worldwide air travellers on the finish of the day on Could 11, the identical day that the Covid-19 public well being emergency ends.”
Djokovic missed the Australian Open and the US Open tournaments in 2022 due to his vaccination standing.
The Serb had utilized for particular permission to play within the US final month on the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and the Miami Open however didn’t obtain dispensation to take action.
With vaccination towards Covid-19 now not required to enter Australia, Djokovic competed at this yr’s Australian Open in January and received his newest main singles title.
Djokovic has received the US Open title thrice, together with his victories coming in 2011, 2015 and 2018.