Like Novak Djokovic in 2022, Linn Grant – the rising star of women’s golf – risks missing a Major tournament this year. It is in fact in doubt, because she has not been vaccinated against Covid-19, her presence at The Chevron Championship, the first Grand Slam event of the season of the green in pink.
The United States government, news of these hours, would seem oriented to put an end to the state of emergency in the month of May (it shouldn’t change, the date currently indicated is that of day 11).
Linn Grant, situation
A circumstance that could help Djokovic, fresh from his triumph at the Australian Open, to set his sights on the fourth Major of the tennis season, scheduled for August 28th.
While the Swedish proette Grant, the 23-year-old from Helsingborg who won six tournaments in 2022 (including four on the Ladies European Tour and two on the Sunshine Ladies Tour), establishing herself as the best player on the top continental circuit, could on the contrary be ousted from The Chevron Championship (formerly ANA Inspiration), scheduled for April 20-23 in The Woodlands, Texas.
Novak ÄokoviÄ is a Serbian tennis player. By virtue of his firsts, the titles achieved and the complete and effective style of play on every surface, he is considered one of the best tennis players of all time, as well as one of the greatest sportsmen of all time.
With 22 successes in 33 finals (final record), he is the most successful tennis player in the Grand Slam trials in the men’s singles field together with Rafael Nadal: 10 Australian Opens (absolute record), 7 Wimbledon, 3 US Opens and 2 Roland Garros.
He is also the only tennis player of the Open era, together with Rod Laver, to have won consecutively – even if not in the same calendar year – all four Grand Slam rounds, but the only one to achieve the feat on three different surfaces.
He is one of four tennis players who have won all the Majors at least twice, along with Roy Emerson, Rod Laver and Rafael Nadal. With 66 successes in men’s singles, he is at the top of the list of victories of the “Big Titles”, i.e.
the most important and prestigious tennis tournaments in the world. In addition to the aforementioned 22 Grand Slams, he won 6 ATP Finals (shared record with Roger Federer), of which 4 consecutive (record) and 38 Masters 1000 (record).
In addition to that he is the only tennis player to have won all nine Masters 1000 tournaments at least once in his career (in his case twice), a result that, starting from 2009, the ATP calls Career Golden Masters. In the aforementioned tournaments he has a record of 11 consecutive finals, from Paris 2014 to Miami 2016 (with 9 wins).
In his palmarès there are also 15 ATP 500 and 12 ATP 250, 1 Davis Cup with the Serbian national team, 1 ATP Cup, 1 Laver Cup and the bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Overall he has won 97 titles which take him to the number 10 position in the ranking of tennis players by number of titles won, 93 only in singles (4th in this ranking).
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