Australian Open chaos takes fresh twist after Putintseva claims her hotel room is infested with mice

Australian Open quarantine chaos takes fresh twist after Kazakh player Yulia Putintseva claims her hotel room is infested with mice Putintseva had lost sleep because of the rodents scurrying around her room  She also expressed frustration about being unable to open a window in her room  State police minister Lisa Neville issued advice about the rodents to … Read more Australian Open chaos takes fresh twist after Putintseva claims her hotel room is infested with mice

Ken and Neal Skupski reveal what life is like preparing for the Australian Open in isolation

Welcome to lockdown Down Under: Doubles pair and brothers Ken and Neal Skupski reveal what life is like preparing for the Australian Open in isolation and explain how yoga classes by Dan Evans have kept spirits up Many of the players arriving ahead of the Australian Open have had to isolate   In total, 72 players … Read more Ken and Neal Skupski reveal what life is like preparing for the Australian Open in isolation

Australian Open: Tennis stars REVOLT against Naomi Osaka’s Adelaide quarantine

A ‘revolt’ has broken out among tennis stars after Naomi Osaka was pictured training in Adelaide ahead of the Australian Open, while other competitors remain locked in their Melbourne hotel rooms.  There are 72 tennis players in hard quarantine in Victoria ahead of the tournament, scheduled to start on February 8, after six people on three … Read more Australian Open: Tennis stars REVOLT against Naomi Osaka’s Adelaide quarantine

MIKE DICKSON: The Australian Open is looking like one hell of a gamble…

MIKE DICKSON: The Australian Open is looking like one hell of a gamble… It must tackle very serious issues of guarding against becoming some sort of major spreader and ensuring the wellbeing of participants isolated in hotel rooms There are two serious issues facing the Australian Open in the next two weeks Officials must guard … Read more MIKE DICKSON: The Australian Open is looking like one hell of a gamble…

Victoria records zero local cases of Covid-19 as Australian Open coaches and a player test positive

Victoria records zero local cases of coronavirus as the state fights to contain a growing outbreak in hotel quarantine brought in by Australian Open players and coaches By Zoe Zaczek For Daily Mail Australia Published: 22:05 GMT, 18 January 2021 | Updated: 22:13 GMT, 18 January 2021 Victoria has gone 13 days without a locally … Read more Victoria records zero local cases of Covid-19 as Australian Open coaches and a player test positive

Worlod No 1 Djokovic ridiculed over call to relax quarantine ahead of the Australian Open

World No 1 Novak Djokovic branded ‘a tool’ by home favourite Nick Kyrgios and ridiculed by government officials over call to relax quarantine for players ahead of the Australian Open Djokovic slapped down for demanding that players receive special treatment  World No 1 called for a shorter quarantine period and private homes with courts  Players … Read more Worlod No 1 Djokovic ridiculed over call to relax quarantine ahead of the Australian Open

Two hotel quarantine staff in Melbourne, Australia test positive to coronavirus

Two hotel quarantine staff in Melbourne test positive to coronavirus as the system is inundated with Australian Open players By Aidan Wondracz For Daily Mail Australia Published: 21:34 GMT, 17 January 2021 | Updated: 21:34 GMT, 17 January 2021 Two staffers at a Melbourne quarantine hotel have tested positive to coronavirus. They are understood to … Read more Two hotel quarantine staff in Melbourne, Australia test positive to coronavirus

Tennis veteran Pablo Cuevas shows off hotel quarantine hack ahead of Australian Open 

Tennis players thrust into hotel quarantine have been forced to get creative to practice for the Australian Open from their rooms. Pablo Cuevas is one of 47 competitors ordered into mandatory 14 day isolation after positive coronavirus cases were identified on two separate charter flights into Australia last week. Four infections have now been linked … Read more Tennis veteran Pablo Cuevas shows off hotel quarantine hack ahead of Australian Open 

Australian Open quarantine blunder: Tennis stars confined to Melbourne hotel rooms

Talk about a double fault.  First tennis authorities and the Victorian Government give the go-ahead to an event that the majority of Australians don’t want and then, when it all goes pear-shaped, they don’t know what to do. Surely it must have crossed the minds of the brain-trust at Tennis Australia that there was a … Read more Australian Open quarantine blunder: Tennis stars confined to Melbourne hotel rooms

Australian Open: Tennis stars in Melbourne quarantine complain about changing rules and their food

International tennis stars have blasted their living conditions after being forced into hotel quarantine in Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open.  Several top tier athletes including Carreno Busta and Fabio Fognini have critiqued the food they’ve received since arriving last week, while French player Alize Cornet described the situation as ‘insane’ in a since deleted … Read more Australian Open: Tennis stars in Melbourne quarantine complain about changing rules and their food

Australian Open is thrown into chaos as 23 players fly to Melbourne with Covid case on board

Australian Open is thrown into chaos as 23 players travel on a charter flight to Melbourne with an infected passenger on board By Daily Mail Australia Reporter Published: 09:43 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 09:43 GMT, 16 January 2021 The Australian Open has been thrown into further chaos after 23 players touched down in … Read more Australian Open is thrown into chaos as 23 players fly to Melbourne with Covid case on board

Two people on board chartered flight to Australian Open test positive for Covid-19

Two people on board chartered flight to Australian Open test positive for Covid-19 with ALL passengers – including 24 players – to be placed in isolation and not allowed to train Covid-19 measures surrounding the Australian Open have been intensified  Two passengers on board a flight to the tournament have tested positive  It has been … Read more Two people on board chartered flight to Australian Open test positive for Covid-19

Novak Djokovic waves at fans from his quarantine balcony as he prepares for the Australian Open

World No 1 Novak Djokovic waves at fans from his quarantine balcony as he prepares for the Australian Open Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic is preparing for Australian Open The Serbian born star has started 14 days of hotel quarantine in Adelaide With influx of tennis stars arriving, Victorian Govt accused of double standards … Read more Novak Djokovic waves at fans from his quarantine balcony as he prepares for the Australian Open