Novak Djokovic included in Australian Open draw as visa decision looms

2022/01/13 12:34:00

Tennis world No1 Novak Djokovic was included in the Australian Open official draw on Thursday, although uncertainty remained about whether the government will cancel the top seed's visa for a second time.

Tennis world No1 Novak Djokovic was included in the Australian Open official draw on Thursday, although uncertainty remained about whether the government will cancel the top seed's visa for a second time.

Tennis world No1 Novak Djokovic was included in the Australian Open official draw on Thursday, although uncertainty remained about whether the government will cancel the top seed's visa for a second time.

1 day ago There is widespread anger over the saga among Australians, who have a 90% vaccination rate among adults after enduring some of the world's longest lockdowns aimed at curbing the pandemic.January 10, 2022 In the wake of Monday's trouble, Tennis Australia, the governing body for tennis in the country, now reportedly fears there could be trouble at the Australian Open if Djokovic competes.13 January 2022 - 09:25 Ian Ransom and Sonali Paul Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic practises at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, on January 13 2022.But the vaccine-sceptic Djokovic's fate remains uncertain with Australia's Immigration Minister Alex Hawke pondering whether to revoke his visa again and throw him out of the country.

Crowds at the Open's main arenas will be capped at 50% capacity and masks will be mandatory for all spectators under updated Covid-19 restrictions announced on Thursday as authorities battle a surge of cases caused by the Omicron variant."I don't like his arrogance," Teyhan Ismain, a Melbourne resident, said on Wednesday.The brawl started, media reports at the time said, when Serbian fans taunted Croatia's Mario Ancic and supported his Japanese opponent during a first round match."It does seem that he's been telling a few fibs too.The official draw was due to start at 3pm local time, but after a short delay, a tournament staffer told reporters outside the media conference room it would not go ahead.So I think he should just probably go back.Sportsmail's report echoes one from the Daily Telegraph newspaper over the weekend which than a tennis event." There may also be resentment in the dressing room, where all but three of the top 100 men are inoculated.World number two and US Open champion Daniil Medvedev, a Melbourne finalist last year, opens against Switzerland’s Henri Laaksonen.

Tennis great Martina Navratilova told Australian television Djokovic should"suck it up" and return home.It remains unclear whether Djokovic will play Fans mobbed a car in Melbourne in which they believed Novak Djokovic was riding on January 10, 2022.A court on Monday allowed him to stay on the grounds that officials had been “unreasonable” in the way they handled his interview in a seven-hour process in the middle of the night."The bottom line is, sometimes your personal beliefs have to be trumped by what's good for the greater good, for those around you, for your peers," she told Seven's Sunrise programme."You have two choices, get vaccinated or just don't go play.But his visa was revoked upon landing in Melbourne." MORE:.Widespread anger Djokovic’s cause was not helped by a mistake in his entry declaration, where the box stating he had not travelled abroad in the two weeks prior to leaving for Australia was ticked.

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