The Miami Open was the most recent of tournaments Djokovic was forced to withdraw from due to his covid vaccine status. His personal right to choose medical treatments resulted in a substantial estimated loss of funds, and the amount has finally been revealed.

In addition to financial implications, the discriminatory requirements of non-vaccinated foreigners being denied entry into the US also cost Djokovic his status at the top of the ATP rankings. Once again, he is in jeopardy of losing the number one position after his covid vaccine exemption to enter America was rejected just before the Indian Wells and Miami Masters. This occurred in lieu of tournament organizers urging US officials to grant Novak an exemption to participate.

Now the full monetary expense of his absence from the eight tournaments he has missed since the beginning of 2022 has been unveiled.

Djokovic would have been anticipated to reach the latter phases of all the matches he was prohibited from contending in, so it was plausible for him to have won all eight events he missed:

Australian 2022 – $1.93m

Indian Wells 2022 – $1.23m

Miami 2022 – $1.23m

Canadian Open 2022 – $915,295

Cincinnati Masters 2022 – $970,020

US Open – $2.6m

Australian 2023 – $1.99m

Indian Wells 2023 – $1.26m

Miami 2023 – $1.26m

Djokovic would have been a clear favorite for all eight of those tournaments and if he had stayed undefeated over the events, his take-home income would have been $13.38 million.

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