Novak Djokovic's hopes of playing at the US Open have received a late boost after US health officials released nationwide coronavirus guidelines

Djokovic is currently banned from entering the United States because of his refusal to get the jab, but the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

"Prior infections and vaccinations provide some protection against severe disease, so it's really the most prudent thing to do at this point in time with our guidelines

The CDC also said in a statement: “In the coming weeks, CDC will work to align separate guidance documents,

It wasn't clear Friday exactly what impact this would have on unvaccinated foreign visitors entering the country,

The US Open starts on Monday, August 29, and the United States Tennis Association told Telegraph Sport that any changes to the travel

to the draw four days earlier in order for Djokovic to be guaranteed. place in the tournament. The Serb has not played a competitive match since winning Wimbledon

On social media two weeks ago he announced  that he was "preparing as if I was allowed to compete while I wait to hear if there is any room for me to go to the US",