Novak Djokovic loses deportation appeal, won’t play in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic loses deportation appeal, won't play in Australian Open

Sports, Australian Open

1/16/2022 10:27:00 AM

Novak Djokovic loses deportation appeal, won't play in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic ’s hopes of playing at the Australian Open were dashed Sunday after a court dismissed the top-ranked tennis star’s appeal against a deportation order.

The decision likely means that Djokovic, who is not vaccinated against COVID-19, will remain in detention in Melbourne until he is deported.A deportation order usually also includes a three-year ban on returning to Australia.The minister cancelled the visa on the grounds that Djokovic’s presence in Australia may be a risk to the health and “good order” of the Australian public and “may be counterproductive to efforts at vaccination by others in Australia.”

Djokovic’s visa was initially cancelled on Jan. 6 at Melbourne’s airport hours after he arrived to compete in the first Grand Slam of 2022.A border official cancelled his visa after deciding Djokovic didn’t qualify for a medical exemption from Australia’s rules for unvaccinated visitors.

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