Andy Roddick has stood by his comments made about Djokovic when he declined to get vaccinated in order to comply with the Australian Open requirement last year.
Many are convinced that Djokovic would have won his 10th Australian Open last year if he was permitted to play and they're probably right. He didn't and during that time, Andy Roddick criticized Djokovic for opting out of the vaccine because doing so was the responsible thing to do. Roddick said back then:
"This virus doesn't care what plans are made....safety first, hopefully the players make responsible decisions. It looks like a personal decision, but listen, you have to be vaccinated to go."
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The American was mocked by fan on Twitter for his stance but he stood by his comments saying he was right:
"Which part of this was wrong? You did have to be vaccinated to go in 2022 ……. Novaks success today (amazing performance) doesn’t mean I was wrong in this clip. You may not like what I said but it was accurate."
The American has been very vocal on social media on many topics including politics and doesn't shy away from engaging with fans in a debate on Twitter.