With the confirmation of the men’s tennis calendar and, fundamentally, that of the Australian Open, the names that come and go from the so mentioned entry list for the start of the tournament.
As in all Grand Slams, the list of players with a ranking of approximately 105th usually appears. However, in an event that will be played under strict protocols, There are two experienced tennis players who did not sign up and, unless the organization grants them an invitation, they cannot be from the game.
Both Fernando Verdasco (65th), former top ten and semi-finalist at Melborune Park in 2009, and Philipp Kohlschreiber (98th), three times eighth-finalist, they will stay outside. The curious thing is that without visible injuries they did not give the reasons for their respective absences.