Novak Djokovic, who was forced to miss the Australian Open over vaccination with the new coronavirus, is the number one tennis men's singles in the world, and will participate in the UAE tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. did.

This is the first official game since the series of events surrounding the vaccine was reported.

Djokovic was scheduled to participate in the Australian Open of the four major tournaments last month without being vaccinated against the new coronavirus, but was denied entry to Australia and was forced to miss the tournament over this vaccination.

After that, according to an interview with the British public broadcaster BBC, he said that he was "ready to pay the price" for not being vaccinated, suggesting that he may not participate in the other four major competitions in the future. Did.

Under these circumstances, Djokovic participated in the tournament held in Dubai on the 21st as the first seed and played against the Italian player in the first round.

It was the first official match since the series of events surrounding the vaccine was reported, and Djokovic won the match straight with a set count of 2-0.

34-year-old Djokovic has won 20 of the four major tennis tournaments, but his total number of wins is led by Rafael Nadal, who won the Australian Open last month with 21 wins, the most in history. ..