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It’s not my problem if unvaxxed can’t play in Australian Open: Paire

Rafa Nadal, who has publicly backed vaccination, said he is hoping to play at Melbourne Park

Nick Mulvenney

France’s world No.47 Benoit Paire says he does not care that unvaccinated players are unlikely to be able to play in the Australian Open in January, and thinks it could work out to his advantage.

Tennis Australia are still negotiating the rules that will govern player access to Australia with government officials, but the prospects look bleak for any players unvaccinated against Covid-19.

Though the federal government has said they can enter the country if they have an exemption and undergo 14 days of quarantine, Victoria’s state premier last week ruled out applying for exemptions for anyone without a double dose...

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