Andy Murray, Alexander Zverev ‘all good’ with planned Australian Open rules


Former world No. 1 Andy Murray insists he completely understands the place the Victoria authorities is taking and he has referred to as for extra gamers to get vaccinated. Over per week in the past, Victoria Premier Dan Andrews indicated that solely vaccinated gamers might be allowed to play on the Australian Open.

Murray has loved plenty of success on the Australian Open all through his profession however he has by no means received all of it at Melbourne Park as he’s a five-time runner-up on the Australian Open. “My understanding is in the event you’re unvaccinated you are still allowed to play, it is simply the foundations are going to be completely different,” Murray mentioned, per Sky Sports activities.

“You would possibly simply have to go away (for Australia) a couple of weeks sooner than everybody else. That is the participant’s selection. If the native authorities places that in place then I’d assist that. “It might be nice if extra gamers obtained vaccinated.

“Australia particularly has been very, very strict over there. The general public there have needed to endure a painful 18 months or no matter. “If persons are going to come back into the nation and doubtlessly threat an outbreak of their group, yeah, that is comprehensible.”

Alexander Zverev agrees with Murray

German tennis star Zverev respects the choice of those that do not need to get vaccinated however he additionally respects the place the Victoria authorities is taking. “I absolutely respect the selections of gamers that aren’t vaccinated.

I additionally do respect the choice that the Australian authorities is giving,” Zverev mentioned. “I do not need to be in the midst of one thing which I type of am not concerned in as a result of I haven’t got that difficulty of the two-week quarantine, all that.

I do not need to go towards anyone right here.” On Tuesday, Zverev noticed off three-time Grand Slam champion Murray 6-4 7-6 (4) to progress into the Indian Wells Masters round-of-16. For the second time in his carrer, Zverev has made the Indian Wells round-of-16.

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