Novak Djokovic: World’s number one tennis player to miss Miami Open due to vaccination status

CNN  —  The world’s top men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic will miss the Miami Open next week, after being denied entry to the United States because he is unvaccinated against Covid-19, tournament director James Blake announced on Friday. The United States still requires international visitors to be vaccinated against Covid-19, and the Serbian, who has […]

Anastasia Potapova: Russian tennis player ‘formally warned’ by WTA for wearing Moscow soccer jersey

CNN  —  The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has “formally warned” Russian tennis player Anastasia Potapova after she was seen wearing a Spartak Moscow soccer jersey ahead of her match against American Jessica Pegula at Indian Wells, a spokesperson told CNN Thursday. World No.1 Iga Świątek was critical of the WTA for allowing Potapova to wear […]

Iga Swiatek: World No.1 calls for more support for Ukrainian tennis players

CNN  —  World No.1 Iga Świątek has called for more support for Ukrainian players from the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), adding that “everything we discuss in tennis is about Belarusian and Russian players.” Świątek’s comments on Tuesday follow incidents at the Indian Wells tournament, where Russia’s Anastasia Potapova wore a Spartak Moscow soccer jersey, and […]