Novak Djokovic: Tennis star to be deported after losing Australia visa appeal

Novak Djokovic loses Australian visa appeal

1/16/2022 10:01:00 AM

Novak Djokovic loses Australian visa appeal

Judges reject the tennis star's last-ditch bid to stay and defend his Australian Open title.

Djokovic has been staying at an immigration detention hotel in MelbourneTennis star Novak Djokovic has lost his last-ditch court bid to stay in Australia and is set to be deported.Judges rejected his appeal after the government cancelled the unvaccinated player's visa for a second time this month on public health grounds.

The decision has ended the 34-year-old's hopes of defending his Australian Open title and winning a record 21st Grand Slam.He said he was "extremely disappointed" but respected the ruling."I will co-operate with the relevant authorities in relation to my departure from the country," he said in a statement.

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Real__Robbie …..and rightly so. Missed two shots…and he’s out! Wrong discission by Australia government. They should be chance by Novak. Good. Go home. Why should Djokovic be treated any different to anyone else he thinks that he can travel the world unvaccinated and do what the hell he wants well it’s got to stop

Double fault by Novax Djocovid? Australia is a LOST COUNTRY 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 The end of the world, poor guy he only gunna make 10million💷 this year instead of 11million💷 howz he gunna cope.maybe his fans can ava whip round for him🤑

Novak Djokovic: a timeline of the tennis star’s Australian Open fiascoNovak Djokovic is at the centre of a storm of controversy after his visa was cancelled for a second time following scrutiny of the medical exemption he had secured to enter the country.

NOVAK out of Australian open after missing 2 shots Game, set and match 😆 This proves the BBC are anti vaccine !!!! He may be an above average tennis player but that doesn't mean he's immune to getting or spreading Covid. If he chooses to conveniently forget to report testing positive that should ring massive alarm bells. Australia was absolutely correct to remove him.

So good to hear why should he get special treatment when the ordinary man in the street would of been back home by now. Well done Aussies for treating everyone the same, wonder what the British Government would of done in same situation, probably thrown a party for him at no 10 Cry me a River. I'm waiting for a major heart op can't have it due to idiots who refuse the jab. Good bye to him.

Good its mean Justice , aplause for the Australian Authoritys Consequences. Good. 👍🏾

Novak Djokovic returns to court to hear fate of Australian visa | ITV NewsThe tennis star's legal battle moved to the Federal Court of Australia on Sunday as his lawyers appealed the second cancellation of his visa. | ITV National News Is it me or as Djokovic got a ‘Squid Game’ tracksuit on....? Send 👏 him 👏 home. DeportDjokovic Kick him out

Perfect! Good! Good good Well done Australia. Right decision, you can't expect to ignore rules just because you're rich and famous. All those supporting him would have been expelled without appeal and no news coverage, maybe they should think about that. Good he did not follow the rules, thought they did not apply to him so now he has to deal with the decision! The person I feel sorry for is whoever now wins as idiots will always say they won because Novak was not allowed to play!

Yessss 😂😂😂 Who granted him Visa to come to Australia in the first place?

Novak Djokovic kicked out of Australian Open as visa cancelled for second timeNovak Djokovic has finally discovered his fate at the Australian Open after several days of uncertainty surrounding his participation at the event, and faces another lengthy legal battle He is not being 'kicked out' of the Australian Open. He's being kicked out of the country. Awesome! The best decision! Good

Excellent so he should, the man has shown complete contempt of the rules of another country and clearly broke isolation rules in his own so he clearly can’t be trusted DjokovicGoHome Vaccination is majority backed he needs to accept his decision has consequences Good Well done- the law must apply to everyone 👏👏

Unforced Error. Starting a band. Who wants to join? We're called.... In out get him out. These so called stars think there above the rules. I do r even like the bloke but this is a fucking shambles. Quite right too.well DONE Australia Novak has to realize ignorance is no excuse.the law is the law

Novak Djokovic saga still looms large over Australian OpenAustrailan Open: There is a level of desperation for conversations about Djokovic to come to an end and for the focus to finally be on the tennis 🎾

Now he should be banned from all tennis tournaments until he gets vaccinated Good kick him out, should have obeyed all the rules shouldn’t he Excellent!!! The back door has been forcefully shut. No longer will we have to watch that loudmouth father comparing his son to Jesus Christ but tell dad to call me for advice as to where to stick his loud hailer. Come on RAFA, come on RAFA!!

At last a decision made for the majority. From just abt every angle you look at this, it’s just a game. Excellent. Please check his suitcase on his way out, we don’t want him to take a kangaroo with him.

Novak Djokovic: Court to decide player's Australian Open fateJudges will hear the player's appeal against his visa being revoked on grounds of public interest. Is he still willing to stay there and play 🤔🤔 Enough There's people all round the world who couldn't even attend family funerals and he's expecting the rules to change so he can play tennis. His arrogance is stomach churning.

Novak Djokovic FAILS to overturn visa ruling and is set to be deportedThe 20-time Grand Slam champion had his appeal heard in the Federal Court on Sunday morning in a last ditch attempt to stay and compete for the title. Australians 40:15 Novax Now we can move on & concentrate on the obiding competitors...

Image caption, Djokovic has been staying at an immigration detention hotel in Melbourne Tennis star Novak Djokovic has lost his last-ditch court bid to stay in Australia and is set to be deported. Judges rejected his appeal after the government cancelled the unvaccinated player's visa for a second time this month on public health grounds. The decision has ended the 34-year-old's hopes of defending his Australian Open title and winning a record 21st Grand Slam. He said he was "extremely disappointed" but respected the ruling. "I will co-operate with the relevant authorities in relation to my departure from the country," he said in a statement. He had been scheduled to play his first match on Monday. During Sunday's court hearing before a three-judge panel, Djokovic's defence unsuccessfully argued that the grounds given by the government were "invalid and illogical". Djokovic has been staying at an immigration detention hotel in Melbourne, the same place he was taken after his visa was first revoked following his arrival on 6 January. A judge later overturned that decision, finding that border officials had ignored correct procedure when he arrived, but the government stepped in last Friday to revoke the visa yet again. There has been much public anger in Australia over Djokovic's attempt to enter the country while unvaccinated. The government has repeatedly said that no-one is above the strict rules in place to cope with the pandemic. More on this story