Can Melbourne host the Australian Open? It is a matter of danger administration
Match organisers are adamant issues will go forward. However ought to it?
Three weeks out from the beginning of this 12 months’s Australian Open, and there’s a worrying sense the match might all all of the sudden go disastrously improper.
Final evening, a fifth individual on a flight carrying gamers into Melbourne examined optimistic to COVID-19. This was the third flight to have a optimistic case on board which implies there at the moment are 72 gamers caught in full 14-day quarantine, unable to depart their lodge rooms to coach.
Some gamers are insisting this rule was never communicated to them and that they might by no means have come to Australia had they recognized they could possibly be compelled to play a grand slam after two weeks with out coaching. Novak Djokovic, who contracted the virus after partying over the European summer season, is demanding higher meals and help for gamers.