Australian Open delay 'likely' outcome of government talks with Tennis Australia

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Australian Open delay 'likely' outcome of government talks with Tennis Australia

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  • Sports minister says one or two-week delay is probable
  • Victorian premier stands firm on quarantine rules
A decision on when next year’s Australian Open will be held is imminent, but a delay of a week or two is the “most likely” outcome of talks between the state government, health officials and Tennis Australia.The Victorian sports and tourism minister, Martin Pakula, conceded on Wednesday that a postponement of the tournament, which is scheduled to start on 18 January, was probable as the state continues its recovery from a hard Covid lockdown. Related: Postponing Australian Open could bring much-needed economic boost to Victoria Continue reading...
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