Novak Djokovic: Blocked in Australia, tennis player finally comes out of silence

Held in Australia for two days due to visa cancellations, world tennis number one Novak Djokovic spoke for the first time this Friday, January 7.

This is a sports drama of the moment. World number one Novak Djokovic, who arrived at Melbourne airport this Wednesday, January 5, for the purpose of playing the Australian Open, will definitely have to leave the country. Cause ? Without being vaccinated, the Serbian tennis champion was granted a medical exemption that should allow her to set foot on Australian soil, despite her refusal to be vaccinated. If everything seemed in order, While applying for the visa, his team mistakenly filled in the wrong form.

Since then, Novak Djokovic was previously kept in solitary confinement With two police officers in a room at Melbourne Airport. His lawyers have filed a federal injunction appealing the decision of Australian authorities, which asked him to leave the country immediately this Thursday, 6 January. “Foreigners who do not have a valid visa or whose visa has been revoked will be detained and deported from Australia”, Appropriate Australian Customs.

Novak Djokovic’s next hearing is this Monday, January 10

still stuck and unable to know the outcome of this whole thing“Wanted to thank all their support around the world”, Serbian, it’s Friday 7 January. “Thank you to my family, loved ones, Serbia and all the good people around the world who sent me their support. Thank God for health”, he wrote in a message posted on his Instagram account. He will not be deported until Monday, January 10, the date of a new hearing before a judge in Melbourne.

See also  England vs India: Final Test match canceled due to COVID-19 concerns UK News

loading widget

Subscribe to the Closermag.fr newsletter to receive the latest news for free

© Laurent Leris

2/12 –

Novak Djokovik
This is a sports drama of the moment.

© Laurent Leris

3/12 –

Novak Djokovik
World number one Novak Djokovic, who arrived at Melbourne Airport on Wednesday, January 5, for the purpose of playing the Australian Open, will probably have to leave the country.

© Laurent Leris

4/12 –

Novak Djokovik
Cause ? Without being vaccinated, the Serbian tennis champion was granted a medical exemption that should allow her to set foot on Australian soil, despite her refusal to be vaccinated.

© Laurent Leris

5/12 –

Novak Djokovik
If everything appeared to be in order, his team accidentally filled in the wrong form when applying for the visa.

© Laurent Leris

6/12 –

Novak Djokovik
Since then, Novak Djokovic has been held in solitary confinement in a Melbourne airport room with two police officers.

© Laurent Leris

7/12 –

Novak Djokovik
According to multiple media, his lawyers have filed a federal injunction appealing the decision of the Australian authorities, who asked him to leave the country immediately this Thursday, 6 January.

© Zuma Press

8/12 –

Novak Djokovik
“Foreigners who do not have a valid visa or whose visa has been revoked will be detained and deported from Australia,” Australian customs said.

© Backgrid UK

10/12 –

Novak Djokovik
“Thank you to my family, loved ones, Serbia and all the good people around the world who sent me their support. Thank God for health,” he wrote in a message posted to his Instagram account.

© Backgrid UK

11/12 –

Novak Djokovik
He will not be expelled before Monday 10th January…

© Backgrid UK

12/12 –

Novak Djokovik
The date of the new hearing before a judge in Melbourne.

You May Also Like

About the Author: Piers Parker

Alcohol maven. Incurable pop culture specialist. Communicator. Gamer. Certified explorer.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *