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Index – Sports – Djokovic’s visa has been canceled, he may be deported from Australia

01.14.2022. 08:47

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has revoked the Australian visa for world number one Serbian Novak Djokovic, meaning the 34-year-old could be expelled from the country and will not run as a defending champion at next Monday’s Australian Open.

Alex Hawk On Friday, he justified his decision by saying “for reasons of health and public order” and that “the public interest wants it.”

The Morrison government is strongly committed to protecting Australia’s borders, particularly in the context of the coronavirus pandemic

Minister said.

Djokovic, a 20-time Grand Slam winner, arrived in Melbourne last Wednesday, but was denied entry, spent days in a quarantine hotel, and was released on Monday after a decision by an Australian federal court. Decision against Novak Djokovic may resumeBut this requires good reason.

a BBC As you know, due to the visa exemption, Djokovic may not be able to travel to the country for the next three years.

Djokovic on Wednesday in her contacts He admitted that his agent had made a mistake in filling out the visa because he had mistyped in the wrong box. The nine-time Australian Open champion has already raised a lot of dust by saying that, despite not having been vaccinated against the coronavirus, he will start at his first major slam this year.

The first Serb in the world also admitted that he gave an interview to the French sports newspaper L’Equipe and had a positive PCR test.

However, he claims that he was careful to keep his distance and only wear a mask that he took off for the duration of the shoot.

Also in the home of the tennis player, Serbia That sparked outrage That Novak Djokovic, who is respected as a national hero, will not be allowed to compete in the Australian Open due to his lack of vaccination.

(Cover photo by Novak Djokovic on January 14. Photo by Daniel Bouquet/Getty Images)

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