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Novak Djokovic, who has won 21 grand slam titles, revealed on

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Thursday that he will not be competing in the next US Open.

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Despite the fact that current US regulations require that all non-US citizens be completely immunized

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against the virus in order to acquire a visa and visit the country,

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Djokovic has stayed unvaccinated against Covid-19 throughout the outbreak.

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"Unfortunately, I won't be able to travel to NY this time for US Open," the 35-year-old Serbian tweeted.

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We appreciate your love and support, #NoleFam.

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We anticipate welcoming Novak back to the US Open in 2023.