Djokovic, the main attraction in Mallorca, will play doubles

The Australian Open published the list of players who will enter the main draw and the first name that appears in it is the Serbian Novak Djokovic who had not confirmed his presence in the first Grand Slam of the season for their distrust to get the vaccine against Covid-19 that the tournament requires.

For its part, Spanish Rafael Nadal will start as sixth seed as a result of his inactivity since last August due to his chronic injury to his left foot.

The loss of the Swiss Roger Federer, who could not recover in time from his knee injury, leaves the Serbian and the Spanish as candidates to overcome the barrier of 20 major titles and consecrate himself, in this way, as the most successful tennis player in history.

The list of main favorites to win the title is completed by the Russian Daniil Medvedev (2), the German Alexander Zverev (3), the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (4), the Russian Andrey Rublev (5), the Italian Matteo Berrettini (7), the Norwegian Casper Ruud (8), the Polish Hubert Hurcakz (9) and the Italian Jannik Sinner (10).

The final draw will start in Melbourne Park on January 17 and will conclude on the 30th of the same month.