Tennis Australia Chairman and CEO Jayne Hrdlicka came under the line of fire in the Rod Laver Arena after calling for “optimism” for “Circumferential vaccination rollouts for the coronavirus


Hrdlicka, speaking tonight after Novak Djokovic won the ninth Australian Open title, took the time to thank the fans and organizers before the worst happened

The President of Tennis Australia cleared a deluge of boos as she advocated vaccination rollouts around the world

“With vaccinations being introduced in many countries around the world, now is a time of optimism and hope for the future”

Despite the boos, her comments received widespread support from fans on social media Some described the reaction from Rod Laver Arena fans as “disheartening” and “embarrassing” “

Hrdlicka continued speaking, thanking event organizers before the boos continued as she paid tribute to the Victorian government for their collaboration this summer

The Chairs at the end of her speech said she was speaking to a group of “opinionated” fans as she walked off the stage

“Whether you are home or here tonight, we are truly grateful that you are here and look forward to seeing you next year”

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