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  •   Home > News > Sports > Tennis

    The boss of the Australian Open insists players will be match-fit for the start of the tournament despite a number facing hard quarantine with no access to training courts

    The boss of the Australian Open insists players will be match-fit for the start of the tournament despite a number facing hard quarantine with no access to training courts


    Some 72 players and staffers are in a 14-day lockdown in Melbourne amid six positive coronavirus cases among the arrivals.

    Tournament director Craig Tiley is confident those players will be prepared for the February 8th start.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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