The organizers of the Australian Open promised local residents that the tournament would not set off a coronavirus outbreak. Making good on that promise is very complex.
With several positive tests among people arriving from abroad, and a strict quarantine, the Australian Open is not going the way organizers expected it would.
After three people on two charter flights tested positive for the coronavirus, 47 players will not be allowed to practice for two weeks.
With infections surging in other parts of the world, the first Grand Slam tennis event of 2021 has been delayed by three weeks, according to a schedule released by the men’s tour.