Jessica Pegula of the US (right) hits a return to France’s Kristina Mladenovic in front of empty stands during their third round match at the Australian Open. Photo: EPA Jessica Pegula of the US (right) hits a return to France’s Kristina Mladenovic in front of empty stands during their third round match at the Australian Open. Photo: EPA
Jessica Pegula of the US (right) hits a return to France’s Kristina Mladenovic in front of empty stands during their third round match at the Australian Open. Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
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Opinion

Jonathan White

Australian Open plays on through Covid-19 lockdown but should fans return?

  • Tennis fans sent home as Victoria goes into statewide lockdown with some locals upset tennis gets exemption
  • Sport deemed essential work so make it as safe as possible by playing in bubble and letting athletes decide if they want to be there

Jessica Pegula of the US (right) hits a return to France’s Kristina Mladenovic in front of empty stands during their third round match at the Australian Open. Photo: EPA Jessica Pegula of the US (right) hits a return to France’s Kristina Mladenovic in front of empty stands during their third round match at the Australian Open. Photo: EPA
Jessica Pegula of the US (right) hits a return to France’s Kristina Mladenovic in front of empty stands during their third round match at the Australian Open. Photo: EPA
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.