With Novak Djokovic’s US Open eligibility still up in the air due to his COVID-19 vaccination status, Australian tennis player John Millman came to the former world No. 1’s defense on Twitter this week.
As of now, Djokovic isn’t able to compete in the final major tournament of the year due to not being fully vaccinated for COVID-19, which is the current requirement for foreign travelers entering the United States.
Millman admitted that he currently has COVID-19. After recently traveling to the United States, he expressed that he doesn’t understand why Djokovic wouldn’t be able to travel to play in the U.S. Open despite being unvaccinated.
The Australian’s comments come a day after U.S. Representative Claudia Tenney released a statement urging President Joe Biden to get rid of the country’s vaccine mandate for foreign travelers so Djokovic can participate…