Caruso earns Open call-up as lucky loser

By Justin Chadwick
Updated January 16 2022 - 9:46am, first published 9:41am
Italy's Salvatore Caruso has earned an Australian Open reprieve at the expense of Novak Djokovic.

Salvatore Caruso once dreamed of being a Formula 1 driver, but he was thrust into the fast lane in a completely different way on Sunday as the lucky loser to replace Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open.