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Novak-Djokovic held the Australia Open title this year. The file
Apart from Tennis Australia, the administration and politicians are also putting full force to organize the Australian Open between Corona at the beginning of next year. The Australian Open is held in January every year. This year the world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the title. At the same time, it is to be held next year from 18 to 31 January. Australian politicians say efforts are being made to have the Australia Open tennis tournament scheduled in January.
MP Daniel Andrews said – tournament on fixed schedule
MP Daniel Andrews said on Monday that the first Grand Slam tournament of the season would be scheduled between 18 and 31 January. Tennis Australia also hopes to soon allow the Victorian and Australian Governments to allow players to come and train in Quarantine in mid-December.
The plan was to shift the tournament from Victoria State
Organizers announced a few weeks ago that the Australian Open could be shifted from Victoria State to another city. It also included ATP. Such a decision was taken by the organizers so that the players do not get caught in the event of a border closure in Victoria.
Andrews also said a few days ago that it is difficult to have a tournament in Melbourne. Now he said, “There can be a tournament.” But the tournament has to be planned and focused on the safety of the players. We are working closely with Tennis Australia. We are confident that the Australian Open will be held on time. We want to organize it like cricket. ”
ATP released memo
The ATP has issued a memo saying that the date of arrival of players and teams at the Australian Open can be changed. ATP are working closely with Tennis Australia to organize the event in January. Update information will be given soon.
Lockdown was in Melbourne for several days
Andrews’s government imposed a lockdown in Melbourne for several days in view of the growing case of Corona in the second phase of Kovid. Out of 907 deaths due to corona in Australia, 819 deaths occurred in Victoria State.
Many sports are being organized
In Australia, Rugby League, Australian Football League, Super Rugby and Soccer A League have been held since the lockdown in March. At the same time, players have started practice in bio-secure environment.
Fans have received approval for the Melbourne Test
Organizers expect the Victoria State Government to approve the Australia Open. Because the State Government has given permission for the Test match between India and Australia to be held in Melbourne from 25th December with 25% fans.