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  • the Australian Open will go ahead in early February, the tournament director Craig Tiley confirmed on Sunday.

  • Despite anger from players now unable to train under strict quarantine.

  • Earlier this weekend, three coronavirus infections were reported on chartered flights carrying dozens of players and their entourages to Melbourne.

  • In addition to a 14 day hotel quarantine.

  • Those players arriving in the city will no longer be able to leave their rooms to train.

  • But other players who arrived before the weekend are permitted to train for five hours a day, raising questions about the integrity of this year's first Grand Slam tournament.

  • Romanian Sorana Kirsty A, the women's world number 71 tweeted.

  • If they would have told us this rule before I would not play in Australia, I would have stayed home.

  • Tiley says tournament organizers will accommodate isolated players the best they can.

  • We have to deal with it.

  • This round opens going ahead and will continue to do the best we can possibly do to ensure those players have what is not a great situation, one that is somewhat acceptable.

the Australian Open will go ahead in early February, the tournament director Craig Tiley confirmed on Sunday.

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