Djokovic flies out of Australia, ending his Australian Open ambitions

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has lost his appeal against the Australian government's decision to cancel his visa for a second time.

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1/16/2022 3:03:00 PM

JUST IN: Unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic is deported from Australia after losing visa battle, dashing his hopes of defending his Australian Open title

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has lost his appeal against the Australian government's decision to cancel his visa for a second time.

Immigration Minister: Canceling Djokovic's visa protects the "great sacrifices" made by AustraliansAustralian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke (Tracey Nearmy/Getty Images)Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke praised the court's decision to uphold his cancelation of Novak Djokovic's visa, calling it a matter of public safety during the pandemic.

Hawke invoked his personal power to cancel Djokovic's visa a second time on Friday, saying it was"in the public interest."Read his full statement:"I welcome today’s unanimous decision by the Full Federal Court of Australia, upholding my decision to exercise my power under the Migration Act to cancel Mr Novak Djokovic’s visa in the public interest.

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John McEnroe needs to be fired from ESPN for his bizarre rant about the Novak Djokovic. He feels like he is obligated serves him right! Country of crocodile Dundee, became land of castrated sheep. vacciNATION became vacciWorld Seriously CNN CUT UR LIES!! Their loss. Good From hero to zero pretty quickly. Best and fair decision from Australia !

Novak Djokovic Likely to be Deported, Miss Australian Open After Court Upholds Visa CancellationNovak Djokovic faces deportation from Australia after a court upheld a decision to cancel his visa, ending the tennis star’s bid to defend his Australian Open title. 👏👏👏👏👏👏 Australians 40:15 Novax 🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳 Home is calling Novak, time to go home.....

Sit him next to someone who’s tested positive please. Australia/Australian Open/Beijing Olympics/any private, public entity asking 4 over 1K Covid’s vaccines/boosters must B boycotted! Elite class wants 2 profit tyrannically, genetically modified bodies, control D masses w/ virus/vaccine Bioterrorist/Nazi weapons!REFUSE VACCS/MASKS!

Novak/tennis players/fans we've been through traumatic event by Novak being put in concentration camp. it isn't a crime 2 B unvaccinated! Virus/vaccine makers R violating Countries'Constitution, personal choice in order 2 profit from COVID PANDEMIC SCAM. We must see psychiatrist. Australia, Australian Open must B boycotted by fans & tennis players. D elite class has compromised D integrity X D sport in order 2 tyrannically profit, genetically modified bodies, control D masses w/ virus/vaccine Bioterrorist/Nazi weapons, They've over 1 K GMOd Covid viruses

Australia's immigration laws are no Djok. But what was he still doing and waiting all this time. He brought it on himself. Arrogant. They should think they are doing him more than they know The new Variant called CNNFakeNews TELL-A-VISION of a Puppet 13% approval BoycottFashism Who to blame?

Australia cancels Novak Djokovic's visa again only days before the Australian OpenThe tennis star is facing deportation just days before the Australian Open, but his lawyers are trying to keep that from happening and to get him permission to take part in the tournament. Australia's immigration laws are crude, its like they don't live on this planet. It should be shunned by all progressive thinkers. DjokovicGoHome ektaka Kick his unvaccinated behind out of the country. Full stop

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Bye Ken. Good job AO. He deserves to be kicked out. Same rules for everyone. No vaccine no money! Good riddance of a bad role model. Choices… consequences!!! What happened right thing at this time he is the responsible person he should know the law of the country

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Good. He made his choice, now he needs to accept what that means. He thought that because of his gene pool,he would not have to circum to the rules of mere mortals. Australia is so f***ed up! Proud that he stood up for his belief. You are a hero in my book and a hero in millions of people all around the word ❤️

Get vacced or go home Adios asshole The Australian government has done the right thing and not letting down those billion people who have taken the vaccinations looking as fools..... You don't call the shots buddy, you get them. 😒Speechless

Djokovic ‘Disappointed' With Losing Deportation AppealNovak Djokovic’s final bid to avoid deportation and play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19 has ended when a court unanimously dismissed his challenge to cancel his visa He new the rules. He choose this.

Too bad! It’s their rules. If you can’t follow the law then you are out! Poor Norbert!🤓 If he truly wanted no. 21, he should have complied with all the requirements. The fact that he did not simply means he did not value it as much. And rightfully so... This ain't Djoke. Bye Kevin! Ever since Novak left not a single case of corona, Scotty managed to protect his flock 🐑 .

He is going into another country. If he does not like their rules then he should not be allowed to enter. You find a scapegoat for your incompetence, than convince others that it’s not your fault. Sounds familiar? just right tanks Australia

Novak Djokovic to Be Deported, Miss Australian Open After Court Upholds Visa CancellationNovak Djokovic faces deportation from Australia after a court upheld a decision to cancel his visa, ending the tennis star’s bid to defend his Australian Open title Only likely to be deported? I think it’s more certain than that. Huseinaaaaa Rule of law prevails in the end 💪.

If he wants 2 infect his fellow Serbians then go ahead. But he must not be exempted frm spreading his misinformed rhetoric nd viral load n othr countries just bec he’s famous. He shld respect d laws of othr nations. He made his bed,now, he must lay n it. Actions hve consequences. NOVAX JOKE-OF-A-RICH SAGA ENDED. GOOD RIDDANCE. PPL LIKE HIM IS PROLONGING THIS PANDEMIC 4REAL.

Djokovic is an adult - he's responsible for what he did. He's happy enough to follow the rules of tennis but not our covid rules. Que não venha para o Brasil I feel this tennis star has gotten his just deserve. If he's someone that doesn't care how what has happened to him can hurt others then he by no means should be apart of what he wants. Australia gave him his just deserve!

Was it worth it? Shit's going to keep happening. Be a Hero. Get vaccinated. Communist Australia

Live updates: Novak Djokovic visa and Australian Open 2022Australian authorities announced they are revoking tennis superstar Novak Djokovic's visa ahead of the Australian Open. Follow here for live updates. Remember that the COVID-19 vaccine is 100% effective against being deported. 😂👍🏽 🍾🍾🍾

Good✌🏼out! Choices have consequences. Way to stand your ground Australia He had Covid less than 90 days ago which is more immunity than is provided by three jabs Australia is trying to keep the pandemic under some control. He shouldn’t have lied in the first place, and I’m sure that with him being out in public right after his Covid diagnosis didn’t help. So to me it’s ALL on him.

Just watched cnn piece on this and a sports reporter (don’t know him) nags on as a victim of bias, in reply to what next, that Djokovic is the world number one, he can play anywhere he wants, blah, blah. Well, he can’t, can he? He’s just been deported. So…? Athletes are NOT gods!! It's time they all learn this!

Good!! Made your choice gotta live with what comes with it ..choice was his Good a little bit tired of people thinking they can pick and choose which laws they wanna follow and if they don’t like them have a national temper tantrum. Amazing how they scream that private this n that until they’re told they’re can’t do something

Shouldn't have lied. No different to the US blocking liars who aren't millionaires. Probably would reward Djokovic with the key to every city if he arrived there Why is this guy so stubborn to been vaccinated. He ought to be a role model. WOW 🤔 Bye bye!! Earned it! Novak the No Vaccine. Play inside your house

I'm really rooting for Nadal or Federer to win so that one of them would be one up on Djokovic and he won't be on top anymore! Australia has the balls to to do what's right! Does the rest of the commonwealth? Haha. Sorry you lost. Thanks for taking up so much time of so many people If govt mandates vaccine to protect others,(which actually vaccine doesn't do) then govt shud mandate distribution of money & house of wealthy to poor & homeless coz many die due to poverty &homelessness.Since death is side effect of vaccine, people shud put their life at stake?

It's not about watching the best tennis players but the ones that people choose that should play tennis is a joke now let's watch the KHL win players win all the gold metals at the shit Olympic it's not about the best anymore Just in, healthy person assumed to be sick as fearful idiots are ruining everything with stupid rules.

Send him to Aaron Rodgers home even thou he lives in Monte Carlo 👍😈😈😈😈😈😈 I hope that he learned the lesson. No vaccine no harm for others. MSNBC ESPNtenis SC_ESPN SC_ESPN Good riddance, Novax Jokovic. GetVaccinated Nobody above the law of the land!👍🇦🇺 My vaccine doesn’t work unless Novak gets deported. thescience

Me and millions of others around the world will never visit Australia visitaustralia BoycottAustralianOpen boycottAustralia . Don't mix politics with sport . Unfortunately, there is no defense against stupidity . Healthy Djokovich is a threat to a sick society, hmm Bbbbyyyyeeeee!!!

Glad Finally someone who’s not willing to give in to biggest scam. His health is above everything, he has the right. Australia should listen to the true reports about the covid deaths in usa. 75% of those because 4 comorbidities, different story. Stupid vaccine, people are vaccinated and yet still test positive for the virus and some in critical conditions, so what's the essence of taking the vaccine ?

Good, go Australia! The more anti-vaxxers there are the less anti-vaxxers there will be, win win Failed... because someone doesn't believe what you believe it's failure. Your supporting his right to stand up for what he believes in while trashing others who believe otherwise. Oh, by the way the are plenty of rich famous people who have stood up against vaccinations.

Nobody is above the law Novak and others are not believing the lies and propaganda!! AustraliaHasFallen He doesn’t need Australia!!

Look Novak, even Trump got vaccinated and he is GOD. Great news Why make life harder than it already is? Keep it simple & get vaccinated If only there was SOMETHING he could have done to prevent this. Some tiny, free, readily available thing he might have done. But alas. Australia…the new communist country!

He knew the rules for Australian entry, stardom is not a reason to put Australians healt at risk. It is the law. Athletes should boycott Australia Unless and I mean unless he has a powerful serve. DjokerNole This guy is worth $220 million He did and can do whatever the F he wants. Bout to have a sweet sweet 'vaccine' free retirement. My idol

Because of his choices. Fair. Bravo! To the Australia government, they care more for their people than have money earnings For the ones celebrating, remember that the minister just he was inciting insurrection without any evidence, if they do things to a high profile, guess what's going to happen to you insignificant bastards 🤔

Good riddance! Yaaas!!! Now that the very dangerous Novak has left, the Australian people can come out of their lockdowns, take off their mask, because the Covid threat is gone! Australia saved! Tragic , it is absolutely disgusting . 'On January 28, 1970, South Africa announced the rejection of Ashe's second visa application...' NovakDjokovic and ArthurAshe History together! Congratulations on reminding us.

So sad it's all just really shameful from the Aussies he's a honorable guest it's a worst decision good. Unvaccinated and proud leave the fucken people live there own life dammm what is the problem if he healthy and fine who cares Another antivaxxer bites the dust. The Aussies mean biz. America should take some lessons.

JamesShewaga Good. Australia remains a dumpster fire Bye NoVAX Djokovic In fact, I hope that you will be safe in all the programs you do . after everything that happened , forget Ontheotherhand Good. He thought his 💩💩💩 didn't stink... 😮

Arrogance gets you nowhere Novak! Yup i agree Bye Felicia We all know Covid is a pandemic... but these anti vaccers prolong it.. The expulsion of Novak Djokovic does not establish that the rules must be respected but establishes the principle that those who make the rules must be obeyed, beyond the correctness and honesty of the rules. And there are also some idiots who gloat ...

Good job Australia 🇦🇺 👏 NovakDjokovic made a choice to remain unvaccinated and thought he could get away with it. He valued his decision over getting to play for the Australian Open title. Now he has to accept the consequences. Everyone wins! yea! TIEMEKANGAROODWN Good. I find him very disrespectful to the Australian people and government. The airline and the tennis organization should be fined.

He should have followed the rules! 🤷🏻‍♀️ Tune in three years later. AUS government sucks. Can’t het their shits together. Novak should have been vaccinated but the treatment to him was unfair. The Australian closed Reason won out. I'm hoping that Spain will jump on the bandwagon since he travelled there when he should have been under quarantine.

He brought this upon himself. No one is above the law. Follow the rules. He said the same about Osaka. Party!! azania1023 Well done Australia 🇦🇺👍

Australia loves Nadal, he now has a great opportunity to get his 21st Djokovic needed to ‘just follow the rules’ He should be fined and forced to cover every nickel Australia spent on this mess. No one is forcing anyone but just like if your child doesn't get immunized get ready to home school them! Immunizations have been around for 70 years! If you all wanna act like a bunch of morons fine but get ready to keep your ass HOME! Hav IQ's dropped in the past 20 years?🙄😴

Enwagboso He's our champ jaketapper Novak thought he was above it all. Bet on his Fame. All he needed to do was become vaccinated as any reasonable human would in this global pandemic. He thought he was creating a win for the antivax movement. He being the 👑 even endangering other's lives would be ignored. Oh well

silly No-vacc!!! Know nothing who did his 'research online's misses opportunity to defend title in Australia because he refused to vaccinate. That's all on him. There's no one else to blame here. It was his choice to flout rules. Good riddance jaketapper Maybe next year

Good👏👏👏 jaketapper gone baby. gone Lol. Would have been too simple to just get vaxxed. Not to mention a considerate thing to do to help stop the spreading. It’s nice to see over privileged people not get their way😂 Novak djokovic is age 34 on may 22 he will be 35, most Australian visa cancellations can get you barred from entering the country for 3 years not too mention that london (wimbledon), france(French open) and the U.S. (U.S. open) are just as strict with their covid lockdowns.

jaketapper Lied on his immigration form. jaketapper Zero sympathy jaketapper Good. jaketapper

jaketapper Great news Sing the AntiVaxxer anthem DjokerNole jaketapper Choices have consequences and no one not even starts should be above those consequences. jaketapper Good. jaketapper 🎉🎾🇦🇺👉👉👉👉👉🇲🇨 🙏🏻🙏🏻 jaketapper jaketapper Their country, their rules. Tennis has rules so does life.

jaketapper Big BALLS Australia! Fuck Australia!

Get vaccine bro !!! Come on !! The Australian's issue Novak Djokovic a visa. He arrives. They cancel his visa upon arrival. They go to court. They give Novak a rigged case that the gov can only win. Then they deport him! Soviet Union Communist style! Right decision 👌 There is always something getting in the way of him winning his 21st grand slam 🤔

jaketapper Good. Rules are rules. 👏👏👏👏 how could he board intl flight to australia without proof of vaxx, did he fly private flights to evade vaxx requirement like a drug lord, spy or fleeing despot jaketapper Game. Set. Match. See you antivaxer!!!

jaketapper Good jaketapper need WordPress help? send a message For the Australians 😂😂😂😂😂😂🤟🖖 Good. Bye. His own fault. He is a risk to others Australia is a dystopian state. jaketapper One day we’ll look back on this insanity and realize how wrong the world has become. Australia is being run by people not fit

Thank God - now everyone can go back to not really giving a flying hoot about tennis and Australia jaketapper Great outcome. Non-vaxxed people need to be hold accountable for their decision, which impacts public health.

😂 Shameless novax Novak is out. Good for Australia. JenniferJJacobs Womp Womp He didn't follow the rules so he's gotta go...he did have a choice no vax no entry no play no worries :) Thank goodness. From what can be understood, NovakDjokovic 's actions may have been an unnecessary amount of drama which might have placed his peers & those he comes into contact with in harm's way. I hope Novak has the strength to learn from & to discard his self-serving traits

“Unvaccinated tenis star” Are we going to start labeling people now? He also could’ve just gotten vaccinated Should think so too, great decision

Maybe he should’ve had Love for errbody else n served where he was at and got the shot 🩸 💉 Novak: my body my choice Australia: Our country our rules..bye!

3 hr 52 min ago Immigration Minister: Canceling Djokovic's visa protects the "great sacrifices" made by Australians Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke (Tracey Nearmy/Getty Images) Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke praised the court's decision to uphold his cancelation of Novak Djokovic's visa, calling it a matter of public safety during the pandemic. Hawke invoked his personal power to cancel Djokovic's visa a second time on Friday, saying it was"in the public interest." Read his full statement: "I welcome today’s unanimous decision by the Full Federal Court of Australia, upholding my decision to exercise my power under the Migration Act to cancel Mr Novak Djokovic’s visa in the public interest. "Australia’s strong border protection policies have kept us safe during the pandemic, resulting in one of the lowest death rates, strongest economic recoveries, and highest vaccination rates in the world. Strong border protection policies are also fundamental to safe-guarding Australia’s social cohesion which continues to strengthen despite the pandemic. "Australians have made great sacrifices to get to this point and the Morrison Government is firmly committed to protecting this position, as the Australian people expect. "To date around 43 million vaccination doses have been administered in Australia and more than 91.6% of Australians aged 16 years and over are fully vaccinated. "Accordingly, Australia has been able to commence a step-by-step, safe reopening of its international border as a result of this successful vaccination program." share with Facebook