Djokovic case 'really not good' for sport, says Murray

Djokovic case 'really not good' for sport, says Murray

9/1/2022 4:07:00 PM

Djokovic case 'really not good' for sport, says Murray

SYDNEY: Andy Murray expressed concern for Novak Djokovic on Sunday (Jan 9), saying that other players were shocked and the circumstances surrounding the world number one\u0027s barred entry into Australia was \u0022really not good for tennis\u0022. The Serb was hoping to win a record 21st Grand Slam at the Australian Ope

SYDNEY: Andy Murray expressed concern for Novak Djokovic on Sunday (Jan 9), saying that other players were shocked and the circumstances surrounding the world number one's barred entry into Australia was"really not good for tennis".The Serb was hoping to win a record 21st Grand Slam at the Australian Open later this month, but instead of training he has been confined to a room in a hotel in Melbourne used to accommodate asylum seekers.

Djokovic, 34, is challenging the decision to cancel his visa after being stopped on arrival at Melbourne Airport early on Thursday, and a hearing into the case will be held on Monday."I think everyone is shocked by it, to be honest," former world number one Murray was quoted as saying by local media in Australia.

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If the authorities confiscated his phone, wallet and then housed him in a raggedy accomodation, now that's humiliating Couldn’t beat him on the court so he had to talk shit about him off the court. Sport or SICK I beg to disagree. It means that whether you are an athlete/celebrity, when you don’t meet the requirement of a certain country you are going to, you will be dealt with same as any individual. It shows fairness. That’s good not just for sport but in general.

No one is above the law and rules. He should have submitted his prior infection and recovery certificate