Andy Murray believes that the large number of unvaccinated players in the tennis locker-room is becoming an increasingly serious problem – and one that could threaten the health of the communities they travel through.
Murray himself has been vaccinated, and also has first-hand experience of the severity of the virus, having contracted Covid himself at the start of the year. He expects the split between vaxxers and anti-vaxxers to intensify at January’s upcoming Australian Open, where the two camps are likely to be treated in different ways.
“I can see it’s going to become an issue over the coming months,” said Murray, who is due to play third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas at Monday’s US Open.
“The conversations with regards to the Australian Open are already happening. The players that have been vaccinated are going to be having very different conditions to players who are not…