According to his official schedule, Novak Djokovic will miss the US Open, the year's final Grand Slam.

Djokovic, 35, is currently not permitted to enter the United States as an unvaccinated foreigner and withdrew from the last major warm-up tournament on August 12.

From current players John Isner and Taylor Fritz to tennis legend John McEnroe and U.S. Senator Rand Paul, Djokovic has received support.

He's won a lot more majors than me because he's dug his heels in and discovered a will that very few people in sports have ever discovered.

Paul, a Kentucky Republican Senator, used Djokovic to make a point about immigrants entering the country through the southern border.

Djokovic, a 21-time Grand Slam champion, has stated that he will not accept the Covid shots, even if it means missing out on certain tournaments.

Djokovic recently posted on social media that he was still hopeful of playing in the US Open, writing

Djokovic, 35, is currently not permitted to enter the United States as an unvaccinated foreigner and withdrew from the last major warm-up tournament on August 12.

Djokovic, 35, is currently not permitted to enter the United States as an unvaccinated foreigner and withdrew from the last major warm-up tournament on August 12.

Paul, a Kentucky Republican Senator, used Djokovic to make a point about immigrants entering the country through the southern border.