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Djokovic out of Indian Wells

Novak Djokovic will not compete at the Indian Wells ATP event after being denied entry into the United States.


Djokovic had been automatically listed in the draw but was forced to withdraw after the Centres of Disease Control and Prevention said they couldn't change the rules.

In a tweet Djokovic said: "Good luck to those playing in these great tournaments," he said, referring also to the Miami Open, which begins later this month."


Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov will move into Djokovic's space in the draw ahead of the start of the first round of the Masters 1,000 tournament on Thursday.


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