The highly anticipated Day at the Drive in Adelaide is fast approaching, prompting discussions on the 8 tennis superstars’ movements.
With the world-class event set to have international eyes on Adelaide, the pressure is on to ensure necessary COVID safety precautions are in play.
Professor Nicola Spurrier, SA chief public health officer, has announced that the tennis stars will be under strict quarantine rules…VIP style.
The players, including Serena Williams (USA), Rafael Nadal (ESP) Novak Djokovic (SRB), Dominic Thiem (AUT), Simona Halep (ROU) and Naomi Osaka (JPN), will be undergoing their mandatory 2-week quarantine in their own PRIVATE medi-hotel.
They will have train access to Memorial Drive for training and practice.
Tennis SA CEO Debbie Sterrey told Adelaide International: “A Day at the Drive will be a truly star-studded field and presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the South Australian public to see some of these tennis players right here in our own backyard.
“We have worked closely with the South Australian government to ensure that not only will the players have the best possible preparation for the summer of tennis, but that we protect the health and wellbeing of our South Australian community.”
These Gland Slam stars will be treated to a luxurious quarantine experience compared to ‘ordinary people’ quarantine.
But either way, they will have daily tests, are to be confined to their rooms for the two weeks and the emergency exits are alarmed in case someone decides to do a runner.
A Day at the Drive will be on Friday 29 January and tickets will be on sale soon via Ticketmaster.
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