Australian Open: Dan Andrews responds to Novak Djokovic demands

A general view of Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park

Angelique Kerber, who won the Australian Open in 2016, spent her birthday in quarantine on Monday.

Kyrgios also criticized Vanessa Sierra, the reality TV star and girlfriend of player Bernard Tomic who's in isolation. I've never washed my own hair. "I don't mind Bernie [Bernard Tomic] but his Mrs obviously has no perspective, ridiculous scenes", Kyrgios wrote on Twitter. It's just not something that I do.

Some 72 players are in hard lockdown after a third chartered flight to the Australian Open returned a positive COVID-19 case.

"We've had the hotel pest controlled this week and I think there may have been some feeding going on of the mouse", Neville said on Wednesday.

Tiley said quarantine costs may exceed A$40 million, part of which would be covered by the state government of Victoria.

While a handful of tennis pros including Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal are enjoying less strict restrictions, the majority of players hoping to compete in the tournament have been confined to four walls - with many of them holed up at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne. You're limited to two hours a day and one hour of gym - so five sets would be pretty brutal this time.

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Meanwhile, Swiss tennis player Belinda Bencic shared a video of her hitting the window of her high-rise room, with Melbourne's skyscrapers clearly visible in the background.

Some players have expressed anger at being classified as close contacts merely for being on board charter flights with people who later tested positive.

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews though, has rejected all the demands.

Responding to unconfirmed reports that Djokovic, an eight-time Australian Open champion, had proposed a list of ideas to change the quarantine conditions for players, Andrews said: "People are free to provide lists of demands, but the answer is no". Some items on the list were entirely reasonable, such as better food and access to training equipment, yet he also suggested that lockdown could be shortened and players moved to private homes with tennis courts.

Breaching rules could result in hefty fines or a move to a more secure location with an active police presence.

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