Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the vaccine has came as a ray of hope for many all around the world. The vaccination process is in full swing worldwide but many have criticized the vaccine citing it as unsafe.
Tennis stars have had contrasting views about the same. While many players like Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray have come in support and urged players to take the COVID-19 vaccine, World No.1 Novak Djokovic has had reserved opinion about it and said that it shouldn’t be mandatory.
Djokovic had earlier said: “And I will keep the decision as to whether I’m going to get vaccinated or not to myself, it’s an intimate decision and I don’t want to go into this game of pro and against vaccines, which the media is unfortunately creating these days.”
‘Let’s hope the rhythm of vaccination keeps growing’: Rafael Nadal
Rafa Nadal has had positive opinions about the vaccine. He recently said that he hopes the rhythm of vaccination keeps growing and goes as fast as possible. He hopes that tennis can be back to normal, i.e. with crowds very soon.
He said: “Let’s hope the rhythm of vaccination keeps growing and goes as fast as possible, so that we can play in front of crowds again and also have a more normal and happier life.”
On tour, Rafa Nadal won his 12th Barcelona Open title last week and will compete in the Madrid Masters next where he will be the top seed after the withdrawal of Novak Djokovic.
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