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Australian Open players to be shifted to new quarantine hotel

Tennis Jan 5, 2021

Australian Open players to be shifted to new quarantine hotel

Australian Open organizers have been forced to tear up a quarantine accommodation plan for international players a month before the Grand Slam following a threat of legal action from apartment owners at a luxury hotel in Melbourne. Tennis Australia and government authorities had arranged for ...

Australian Open faces legal challenge over quarantine plans

Tennis Jan 4, 2021

Australian Open faces legal challenge over quarantine plans

Apartment owners on the premises of a luxury Melbourne hotel are seeking to quash plans by Australian Open organizers to use the hotel to quarantine players ahead of the Grand Slam. The apartment owners at the Westin Melbourne are concerned for their health and never ...

Agent says Roger Federer will miss Australian Open

Tennis Dec 28, 2020

Agent says Roger Federer will miss Australian Open

Roger Federer is withdrawing from the Australian Open while he continues preparing to return to action after two operations on his right knee, his agent told The Associated Press on Sunday. Tony Godsick — Federer’s long-time representative and CEO of their management company, TEAM8 — ...

Andy Murray backs compulsory vaccines for tennis tournaments

Tennis Nov 25, 2020

Andy Murray backs compulsory vaccines for tennis tournaments

Andy Murray said Tuesday that tennis players should be required to have a coronavirus vaccination before they are allowed to take part in tournaments. With the 2021 tennis schedule facing inevitable issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, three-time Grand Slam winner Murray hopes the long-awaited ...