Australian PM suggests unvaccinated players will be allowed at AO

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrives for a media conference on October 15, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has suggested unvaccinated players will be allowed to enter the country to play at next February's Australian Open tennis grand slam, provided they go through a two-week quarantine.

The issue appears to be still unresolved, with the health minister in the state of Victoria, host of the AO, saying the state government would need to "consider" the PM's comments. Australia's states have set many of the rules regarding vaccinations and quarantines so far during the pandemic.

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