“I can’t imagine he won’t play in Australia” Boris Becker on Novak Djokovic and Australian Open Vaccination decisions »FirstSportz

The Old World does not. first Boris Becker teased about the upcoming Australian Open and the biggest question surrounding the event: Will Novak Djokovic join it? Victoria has made it clear that in order to participate in the first major tournament of the year, every player needs to be double vaccinated.

Serb, who frequently refuses to disclose his vaccination status, has led to much debate and discussion about the possibility of entering a tournament he has won nine times. The latest to consider the sport is his former coach Boris Becker.

Boris Becker is a former German tennis player who won his first Grand Slam title at the age of 17. He has won 3 Wimbledon titles, 2 Australian Opens and 1 US Open title. In 1991, he was ranked no. 1 in the world. After retiring, he worked as a coach for Novak Djokovic. He joined Djokovic’s entourage from 2013 to 2016. Under his guidance, the Serb won a whopping 25 titles, including six Grand Slam victories.

Novak loves sports too much – Boris Becker

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Novak Djokovic with his 9th Australian Open trophy

Speaking on the Das Gelbe vom Ball podcast, Boris Becker speak “I can’t imagine that he won’t play in Australia. He loves the sport too much for that, he loves the history of tennis too much for it. He wants to achieve 21 Grand Slam victories. Australia is his best Grand Slam. He won nine times there. Why shouldn’t he win the 10th? ”

“You have to play by the rules” – Boris Becker

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Becker and Djokovic

When Boris Becker Agreeing on the patron’s right to over-vaccination, he also emphasized the fact that set rules need to be followed. “He said it was his personal decision to get vaccinated or not. It’s someone’s own business. I’m with him about it. But if he wants to play on the tennis tour – and we’re also discussing [Bayern Munich player] Joshua Kimmich – then you just have to follow the rules. You must be vaccinated to play” Becker said.

He emphasized that Novak Djokovic there will be no exceptions to the rules, stating “That (the rules) apply to Djokovic, it applies to Kimmich and applies to every athlete at home in their respective sport.”

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