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Tennis star Novak Djokovic was on Tuesday named in the Serbian squad for January’s ATP Cup event in Sydney, a move that comes after months of speculation about his ability to travel to Australia, including the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines are mandatory for all passengers, including visiting athletes. ,

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Men’s world number one player listed As part of Serbia’s five-man squad when the draw for the tournament was made in Sydney on Tuesday.

The sixteen team event will take place in Sydney in early January, just weeks before the year’s first Grand Slam event, the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Participants of the ATP Cup include 18 of the world’s top 20 players, with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal being the two notable absentees.

Despite being named in the Serbian squad, it is still unclear whether Djokovic has disclosed his vaccination status to the authorities – a requirement for all travelers arriving in Australia.

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