Unvaccinated players will not be able to take part in the 2022 Australian Open Tennis Tournament.
The new rule has recently been announced by the tournament’s director Craig Tiley.
The Australian Open is a big tennis competition which take place in Melbourne, Australia.
World number 1 Novak Djokovic who won his ninth Australian Open in February 2021 has still not confirmed he will be playing in Australia. He could win a record-breaking 21st men’s Grand Slam title if he defended his title at the Australian Open early next year.
Craig Tiley has said defending women’s singles winner Naomi Osaka and leading women’s player Serena Williams will be taking part in the 2022 tournament.
Players, officials and support staff who travelled for the 2021 tournament were required to complete a 14-day quarantine period on their arrival in Australia.