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Self-entitled prima donnas or do they have a point? Why Australian Open tennis players find hard lockdown so tough

  • Written by Peter Terry, Professor of Psychology, University of Southern Queensland

The challenge of bringing the world’s best tennis players and support staff, about 1,200 people in all, from COVID-ravaged parts of the world to our almost pandemic-free shores was always going to be a big ask.

Soon after this star-studded Australian Open entourage arrived in Melbourne, ten cases of COVID-19 were identified (some later...

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