The Canadian Masters 1000 (August 7-14) stands out as the next big event that will bring together the great figures of tennis. An appointment during which Rafa Nadal could return to competition after his injury retirement at Wimbledon. More difficult is Novak Djokovic’s option to play the tournament due to his refusal to get vaccinated.
On this subject, he wanted to speak Eugene Lapierredirector of the Canadian Masters 1000, who believes that Djokovic will have to be vaccinated if he wants to play in the tournament. “The situation is clear: either Canada changes the vaccination regulations or Djokovic will have to roll up his sleeves and get vaccinated. But I don’t see either of those two likely scenarios.”
Minister of Health of Canada, Jean-Yves Duclos, It was also shown in this line as he hinted that an exception will not be made with Djokovic. “The rules apply to everyone. There are always exceptions…but the rules are the same for everyone.”
It is much more likely that Rafa Nadal will participate in the Masters 1000 in Canada, one of his favorite tournaments against the US Open and where the Balearics have 5 titles. Eugène Lapierre has revealed that Nadal has already booked a hotel in the city and also has tournament balls to practice for the Canadian Masters 1000. “Nadal wants to come to Montreal, he booked a hotel room and we sent him tournament balls to train. I think he will train again on Monday,” he said.
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