Novak Djokovic has earned his thirteenth Wimbledon quarter-finals and could land the top seed a seventh Wimbledon title this year. However, there’s still a long way to go.
The top seed could return to Australia after Covid-19 ruling
Right now, Novak Djokovic has his focus on the Wimbledon competition. But, the top seed might be able to return to Australia in January for the Australian Open.
Previously, Novak Djokovic had his visa revoked two times as a result of his vaccination status. To date, the tennis player did not believe in getting a vaccine dose to participate in a sport which ultimately cost him this year.
Thus far, the Serbian native was unable to participate in the Australian Open this year and has been very vocal about his mistreatment in Australia.
However, the Covid-19 restrictions have been relaxed. This means Novak Djokovic will possibly get the green light to return for the competition next year. Right now, the top seed is hoping to earn his seventh Wimbledon title.
Novak Djokovic thanks Billie-Jean King on Sunday
Earlier this year, Novak Djokovic was granted access to Australia. After a certificate from Serbia’s health officials stated that the tennis player had recently recovered from Covid-19. Unfortunately, his visa was ultimately revoked. Since he aggravated anti-vaxxers in Australia.
So far, it seems the tennis player is looking forward to his next match after he defeated Dutch wildcard Tim Van Rijthoven. According to Yahoo! Sport, the top seed has landed himself his 13th quarter-finals in the all-England club.
After his match on Sunday, Novak Djokovic excitedly thanked Billie-Jean King for staying as long as she did at his match. The tennis player continued to say that “It’s an honor to play in front of you”
Fans were quick to applaud him for this as they noted it was his second time in doing so. Another added that Djokovic was a “gentleman” for paying tribute to Billie Jean King who was present since Sunday morning.