Over 60 players are down to contest the Mayberry Investment Limited Open Junior Tennis Championships at the Liguanea Club on Saturday and Sunday.

The tournament returns to the local sporting landscape after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19.

The competition features boys and girls competing in 12,14,16 and 18 age group categories.

Tournament organizer is Llockett Mcgregor.

McGregor says it was difficult to encourage Mayberry to recommit to the competition.

Llockett McGregor.

And Internationally, Novak Djokovic confirmed he will play at next year’s Australian Open, saying he was “very happy” his visa ban had been overturned.

The Serb, a nine-time champion, was deported before this year’s event after his visa was canceled in a row over his Covid vaccine status.

He was automatically banned for three years from entering Australia, but on Tuesday learned a visa would be granted.

Speaking to reporters at the ATP Finals in Turin after reaching the semi-finals, the former world number one says It was a relief.

Novak Djokovic.

When Djokovic arrived in Australia in January, Covid cases were skyrocketing and government rules required anyone entering the country to be vaccinated, unless they had a valid medication exemption.