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Novak Djokovic back in Serbia after being deported from Australia

Novak Djokovic arrived in Serbia after being deported from Australia. The top men’s tennis player was deported after losing a visa battle that centred on the fact he is unvaccinated. Supporters gathered at the airport in Belgrade, waving the national flag and chanting “we love Novak”. “This is a shame what they did to Novak […]

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Federal court upholds Novak Djokovic’s deportation ahead of Australian Open

Novak Djokovic will be deported from Australia ahead of the Australian Open after the full federal court dismissed the world No 1’s bid to restore his visa. On Sunday the court rejected a challenge to the decision of Australian immigration minister, Alex Hawke, to cancel the visa on the basis Djokovic’s presence in Australia might […]

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Novak Djokovic: Australia cancels tennis players’ visa for the second time

Novak Djokovic is set to be detained on Saturday after Australia cancelled his visa for a second time, in a row over his right to remain in the country unvaccinated. The decision on “health and good order” grounds means he faces deportation and a three-year visa ban. Djokovic’s lawyers called the decision “patently irrational” and […]

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Tennis star Novak Djokovic admits to breaking isolation while being Covid-19 positive

Tennis star Novak Djokovic admitted there were mistakes on his immigration forms and to meeting a journalist despite testing positive for Covid, as Australia mulls deporting him. Djokovic made the admissions in an Instagram post to clarify “ongoing misinformation” about his movements. The men’s tennis number one is hoping to play in the Australian Open […]

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Novak Djokovic wins deportation case. Can Australia’s government re-detain him?

Novak Djokovic has been cleared to play in the Australian Open, after the Federal Court overturned the Australian Government’s decision to cancel the visa of the Serbian tennis star. This rekindles the defending champion’s chance to win a record 21st Grand Slam title at the upcoming Australian Open. The Federal Circuit Court judge Anthony Kelly […]

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Novak Djokovic’s lawyers say recent Covid-19 infection gives tennis star vaccine exemption

Tennis star Novak Djokovic had a vaccine exemption to enter Australia after a Covid infection on 16 December, his lawyers say in court documents. Djokovic was denied entry to Australia after landing in Melbourne this week to play in the Australian Open. The world’s top ranked tennis player is currently in an immigration detention centre […]

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Novak Djokovic: Tennis star thanks fans as he awaits deportation decision

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has thanked people “around the world” for their support as he awaits a decision on his deportation from Australia. Djokovic landed this week to play in the Australian Open, having controversially been given an exemption to Australia’s vaccination rules. But he was dramatically denied entry on landing. Djokovic is currently in […]

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Novak Djokovic: Australia cancels world number one tennis player’s visa

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has had his visa to enter Australia dramatically revoked on his arrival in Melbourne. The world number one was held in the city’s airport for several hours before border forces announced he had not met entry rules and would be deported. He has reportedly now been taken to a government detention […]

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US Open: Daniil Medvedev wins first Grand Slam title after defeating Novak Djokovic

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title by shattering Novak Djokovic’s hopes of completing a calendar sweep of the majors in a one-sided US Open final. Second seed Medvedev, 25, lost his two previous Grand Slam finals but was composed throughout a 6-4 6-4 6-4 win. World number one Djokovic had already won […]

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Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic wins 20th Grand Slam title by defeating Matteo Berrettini

Novak Djokovic joined Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on twenty Grand Slam wins when he claimed his sixth Wimbledon title against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini on Sunday. The 34-year-old Serb won 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-4 6-3 in front of a passionate and vocal 15,000 crowd on Centre Court. Seventh seed Berrettini, 25, received loud backing but […]

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French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas in thrilling final

Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in a thrilling French Open final on Sunday. Djokovic came back from two sets down in a grand slam final for the first time in his career. 22-year-old Greek star, Tsitsipas, appearing in only his first grand slam final, displayed experience and poise beyond his years to race into a […]

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Novak Djokovic thrashes Daniil Medvedev to win 9th Australian Open title

Novak Djokovic thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Open title. The world number one’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 triumph on Sunday under the lights at Rod Laver Arena secured his 18th Grand Slam title, bringing him within tantalising reach of Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal’s all-time men’s record of 20. Djokovic used superb […]