Talking point: Should Djokovic be allowed play in the Aussie Open?

1/14/2022 8:29:00 PM

#TalkingPoint: Djokovic is now expected to be held in custody on Saturday night, ahead of a possible court hearing on Sunday to determine the appeal

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TalkingPoint: Djokovic is now expected to be held in custody on Saturday night, ahead of a possible court hearing on Sunday to determine the appeal

The Novak Djokovic vaccine saga took another turn this week, when Australian immigration minister Alex Hawke moved to cancel the tennis star’s visa for a second time due to concerns over “the health, safety or good order of the Australian community.” This was after Djokovic originally had his visa cancelled at border control when he arrived in the country on 6 January, with this move later being overturned in the Australian court system.

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Novak Djokovic kicked out of Australian Open as visa cancelled for second time Novak 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

'Not great for tennis, not great for Novak'Andy Murray described Novak Djokovic 's visa saga as 'not great for tennis, not great for the Australian Open, not great for Novak'. He admitted that he had covid and messed up paper work regardinghis status. The only reason he is still there 'fighting' for a chance is bc of his tennis status. Otherwise he'd already be gone. Lol brilliant. I'm glad he's back detained lol I think tennis is the most minor aspect in all of this.

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Australia CANCELS Novak Djokovic's visa for the second timeThe country's immigration minister announced the cancellation on Friday. Officials said Djokovic, who is unvaccinated for COVID-19, may pose a risk to the community. Not Aussies. Pm, we dont get a vote. Ever.

tennis star’s visa for a second time due to concerns over “the health, safety or good order of the Australian community.Novak Djokovic has been kicked out of the Australian Open after his visa was cancelled for a second time.Djokovic admits breaking isolation while Covid positive 'No tennis player is bigger than the tournament' Djokovic is bidding for a men's record 21st Grand Slam title, which would take him past great rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.8 London theatre shows to add sparkle to your New Year The Serbian tennis star was given an exemption to play at the tournament in Victoria, despite the rules initially stating players must be double-vaccinated against the virus to participate.

” This was after Djokovic originally had his visa cancelled at border control when he arrived in the country on 6 January, with this move later being overturned in the Australian court system. Part of what may have gone against the Serb in this latest twist in the saga is his failure to declare that he had visited Spain in the two weeks prior to arriving the country, and his admission that he left isolation in his native country to attend an interview with L’Équipe when he was knowingly positive for Covid-19. The decision comes after several remarkable days of uncertainty over his participation in the event, all caused by his refusal to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Djokovic is appealing this latest decision, and Judge Anthony Kelly on Friday made a series of orders to try to have the case dealt with this weekend before the start of the Grand Slam tournament on Monday. Former world number one Boris Becker , who coached Djokovic from 2013 to 2016, said the Serb had become involved in a "political game". The 34-year-old tennis star is now expected to be held in custody in Saturday night, ahead of a possible court hearing on Sunday to determine the appeal. Djokovic had intended to play in the tournament and defend his title after entering Australia using a medical exemption. What are your thoughts on the whole Djokovic vs Australia saga? Should the 34-year-old be allowed compete or is Australia right to clamp down on him again? Let us know your thoughts in the comments for the chance to be featured on the ES website tomorrow. January 5 Upon landing in Melbourne, Djokovic was denied entry to the country based on an issue with his visa.

MORE ABOUT . LIVE: Follow all the latest Novak Djokovic updates here. "It is a political game he got involved in and that's unfortunate.