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Djokovic Denies Claims That He Would Boycott Australian Open Over Financial Demands

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 16 / 18

Novak Djokovic is "strongly denying claims that he would consider boycotting next year's Australian Open if financial demands weren't met," according to Sam McClure of the Melbourne AGE. Several reports emerged early in the week about a players' meeting on Friday, in which it was claimed Djokov...

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