‘A literal witch hunt, against a person and a country’: Serbia rages over ‘scandalous’ deportation of Djokovic by Australia

“They think that with these ten days of mistreatment they have humiliated Djokovic,” Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told the local press. “They humiliated themselves, Djokovic can return to his country with his head held high and look everyone straight in the eye”. The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the 34-year-old Serb’s appeal against his … Read more

Australian Open: Djokovic has to leave Australia

He respected the court’s decision and will cooperate with the appropriate authorities regarding his departure from Australia, it said. “I’m uncomfortable that I’ve been the focus of the past few weeks and I hope we can all focus on the game and the tournament I love now,” said Djokovic, who appears to have no further … Read more

Tennis: Novak Djokovic soon set on his fate in Australia

Novak Djokovic drives to his lawyers’ offices to attend the Australian Federal Court hearing online in Melbourne on January 16, 2022. JAMES ROSS / AP It looks like a fifth set tie-break. The final legal battle between world tennis number one Novak Djokovic and the Australian government began on Sunday January 16 before the Federal … Read more

Mehdi Ali, at the Park Hotel with Djokovic: “You know how it feels. We cheer for you, help us!”

Arrived in Australia from Iran in 2013 at the age of 15, he has always been detained: “Nole is a world champion, he has lived what we have been living for years. Now I hope he will give us a hand” Federica Cocchi January 15 – Milano Mehdi Ali is one of the refugees who … Read more

Djokovic knows the verdict of the Australian minister, he must leave the country – Sport.cz

December 16, 2021 – Djokovic tested positive for coronavirus, which allowed him to arrive in Australia for the first grand slam season, although he is not vaccinated against covid-19. However, the server of the German magazine Spiegel pointed out this week that the test could have been manipulated. When checking the given QR code, it … Read more

Table turned upside down, Rublev seeded number one … What consequences if Djokovic is finally sent off?

We were supposed to preface this Australian Open as a historic Grand Slam for Novak Djokovic. The one where he could surpass his best enemies Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in the number of majors won. The one also where he could reach his own “Decima” in Australia, his favorite playground. If at present, these … Read more

Djokovic in Australian Open table but still expellable

Novak Djokovic was integrated into the Australian Open table on Thursday, but the legal standoff over his visa continues and the world No. 1 tennis player, unvaccinated, remains under threat of deportation. The 34-year-old Serbian’s hopes of winning a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title are more threatened than ever, since he admitted to making “mistakes” … Read more

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic admits making “mistakes”

In a message posted on Instagram, the world tennis number one, unvaccinated, said his team had provided additional information to the Australian authorities, who must decide on the possible cancellation of his visa and his deportation. “We live in difficult times in a global pandemic and sometimes mistakes do happen,” pleaded Djokovic, who is currently … Read more

Novak Djokovic released by the judge … pending the intervention of the Minister of Immigration?

Judge Anthony Kelly ended several days of legal battle by ordering the immediate release of the 34-year-old, detained since arriving in Australia to play the first Grand Slam of the year, at a migrant center in Melbourne. Christopher Tran, a government lawyer, warned, however, that Canberra could still decide to expel Djokovic from the country, … Read more

Djokovic trains at Australian Open, participation still pending

The world tennis No.1, who dreams of winning his record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title in Melbourne, was seen warming up in a gym before entering the players’ area and heading out towards center court, six days before the start of the competition in which he is the No. 1 seed. “I came here to play … Read more