Novak Djokovic on Australian Open’s Day 1 program, pending appeal | Tennis News

A court hearing for the defending and nine-time Australian Open champion’s appeal against deportation ended Sunday afternoon. Novak Djokovic was scheduled to play his first-round Australian Open match on Monday night on a Day 1 program announced while he was still in legal limbo. A court hearing for the defending and nine-time Australian Open champion’s … Read more

Novak Djokovic back in court to fight deportation from Australia | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic returned to court on Sunday to fight an attempt to deport him because of what a government minister described as a perception that the top-ranked tennis player was a “talisman of a community of anti-vaccination sentiment.” Three Federal Court judges hope to hear the entire case in a single day so that the … Read more

Djokovic appeal to be heard Saturday after Australia cancels visa again | Tennis News

Unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic won the right to take his fight against deportation from Australia to a Federal Court on Saturday after the government cancelled his visa for the second time over COVID-19 entry regulations. The government undertook not to deport him until the case was over, although the world’s number one player was … Read more

Novak Djokovic faces deportation after Australia revokes visa for second time | Tennis News

The Australian government cancelled Novak Djokovic’s visa for a second time on Friday, saying the world tennis no. 1, who is unvaccinated for COVID-19, may pose a risk to the community. The decision raises the prospect of a second court battle by the Serbian tennis star to be allowed to stay and bid for a … Read more

Novak Djokovic still in Australian Open, all anyone talks about | Tennis News

Just stay tuned. As hard-to-believe a story as there’s been in the run-up to any Grand Slam tournament keeps adding twists and turns and shows no sign of allowing any actual tennis stealing the attention: Defending champion Novak Djokovic is hoping to play at the Australian Open despite not having been vaccinated for COVID-19. The … Read more

Novak Djokovic drawn to play Australian Open first round amid visa saga | Tennis News

Defending champion Novak Djokovic, who has been seeded one, has been drawn to play compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic in the first round of the 2022 edition of the Australian Open amid ongoing uncertainty over his visa status. The world number one will be aiming for an unprecedented 10th title at the Melbourne Park and a record … Read more

Novak Djokovic wins court case, Australian judge orders release from immigration detention | Tennis News

An Australian judge has reinstated tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa, which was canceled last week because he is unvaccinated. Circuit Court Judge Anthony Kelly also ordered the government on Monday to release Djokovic from Melbourne hotel quarantine within 30 minutes of his decision. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below. MELBOURNE, … Read more

Judge asks Novak Djokovic what more could he have done for a visa | Tennis News

An Australian judge who will decide whether top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic plays in the Australian Open questioned on Monday what more the Serbian could have done to meet Australia’s coronavirus entry requirements. The 34-year-old is fighting deportation and the cancellation of his visa in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. The Australian … Read more