The organizers of the Australian Open still included Novak Djokovic in the tournament, although a final decision on his visa has not been made.
Due to the situation with the entry of Djokovic into the country, the tournament draw was slightly delayed. Although in the end, the first number of the world ranking nevertheless took part in it, the media reported on the intention of the authorities to re-annul the visa and deport Djokovic from the country.
But the final decision has not yet been made. As a result, compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic will become Djokovic’s first opponent. The second racket of the world Russian Daniil Medvedev will play against Henry Laaskonen from Switzerland. Andrey Rublev’s rival was Gianluca Madger from Italy. Aslan Karatsev will meet Spaniard Jaume Munarm, and Karen Khachanov will meet US representative Denis Kudla.