Novak Djokovic and COVID-19 vaccine – level 2

03-03-2022 15:00

Novak Djokovic is the number one tennis player in the world, and he is one of the best tennis players in history.

Before the Australian Open, Djokovic refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. He arrived in Australia, and he wanted to defend his title from 2021. Officials didn’t let him play because of no vaccination, and they deported him from the country. Djokovic was very angry, and only a week later, Serbia stopped Australia’s 2.4-billion-dollar business to mine lithium in Serbia.

It wasn’t clear when Djokovic would play again. He could play in Dubai because it was unnecessary to have a COVID-19 vaccine there. Djokovic said that he knew that he could have problems in the future, and he would think about getting a vaccine.

Difficult words: defend (to win a game again), deport (to officially make someone leave a country), lithium (a silver metal which people use in batteries for electric things such as cars).

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