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Men’s tennis star Novak Djokovic said he will not compete at two hardcourt tournaments in the U.S. because he is unvaccinated and cannot travel to the country.

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Djokovic, who was deported from Australia on the eve of the Australian Grand Slam event in January, said he will be forced to miss the tournaments in Indian Wells, California, and Miami because he is unvaccinated and can’t travel to the U.S., according to The Associated Press.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion tweeted on Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control “confirmed the regulations won’t be changing so I won’t be able to play in the U.S.”

The world’s No. 2 player has competed in just one tournament in 2022, reaching the quarterfinals in Dubai. He initially received a medical exemption to play in the Australian Open, but then had his visa revoked by government officials, ESPN reported. That prevented him from defending his title. Rafael Nadal, who was tied with Djokovic for the most men’s Grand Slam titles, won the event to pull ahead by one major tournament championship.

Djokovic was recently supplanted from the world’s No. 1 ranking by Daniil Medvedev. He told the BBC in Feburary that he would be willing to skip majors in the future if a vaccine was required.

“Yes, that is the price that I’m willing to pay,” Djokovic told the news organization.

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