Novak Djokovic will be participating in the US Open after a gap of two years since Covid-19 restrictions in the United States have been lifted due to the Senate’s vote. He was unable to participate in the final major tournament of the year in 2021, where he lost to Daniil Medvedev in the final, and missed the opportunity to complete a calendar Grand Slam.
The United States had previously announced that foreigners were required to provide evidence of having received a coronavirus vaccine. However, Djokovic has not received the vaccination. The Senate voted on Wednesday and passed legislation to terminate the Covid-19 public health crisis, which is anticipated to be signed into law by President Joe Biden.
Djokovic expressed his desire to participate in Flushing Meadows this year, stating “I really want to be playing there, want to be there,” in an interview with CNN earlier this month. According to Novak, he experienced one of his best moments with the New York crowd in 2021, despite losing in the finals against Medvedev. He has won the tournament three times and has participated in many finals. Novak received a lot of affection and admiration from the people even after losing that match. He desires to return to the tournament to reconnect with the crowd and is eagerly looking forward to it. Novak hopes that his wish will come true.
Djokovic did not participate in the two Masters events of Indian Wells and the Miami Open this month, held in the USA, due to the vaccine restrictions which made it compulsory for him to withdraw from the tournaments. The Serbian player is likely to make his comeback at the Monte Carlo Masters, which commences on April 9, as the European clay-court season begins.
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Sponsors Backing Novak Djokovic’s Success
Novak Djokovic is a renowned tennis player who has never had difficulty in finding sponsors throughout his career. Djokovic has demonstrated loyalty toward the brands that have supported him, but his search for kit sponsors was not straightforward. During his matches, Djokovic wears Lacoste clothing, uses Head rackets, and sports custom-made shoes created by shoemaker Asics.
During his matches, Novak Djokovic does not wear a wristwatch, but he has begun to wear the premium sports range offered by Hublot. In 2021, printing firm Lemero announced Djokovic as its brand ambassador. Similar to numerous elite athletes, Djokovic has a business relationship with chartered travel specialists NetJets. Furthermore, he has been involved in advertising campaigns for Peugeot, Raiffeisen Bank International, and Ultimate Software Group.
Novak Djokovic has secured sponsorship deals with various organizations, including Asics, Head, Hublot, Lacoste, Lemero, NetJets, Peugeot, Raiffeisen Bank International, and Ultimate Software Group. At the start of his career, Djokovic established his own charitable foundation with the goal of supporting the development and growth of children from underprivileged communities in safe and stimulating environments. His foundation has accomplished extensive work throughout the Balkans, and he and his wife Jelena have been recognized with multiple awards for their humanitarian initiatives.
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