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Djokovic reacts to Australian deportation decision

Novak Djokovic says he will respect the decision by a federal court after losing his appeal to remain in Australia, with the Serbian star set to be deported ahead of the opening Grand Slam of the season in Melbourne. “I’d like to make a brief statement to address the outcomes …

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Royal backs Djokovic against Australian ‘tyranny’

Prince Philip of Serbia has slammed the ongoing saga involving Novak Djokovic’s apparently doomed attempt to defend his Australian Open title, accusing Australia’s immigration officials of ‘tyranny’. The 39-year-old Philip Karadordevic has added his voice to the chorus of disapproval from Djokovic’s native country after officials from Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s …

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No mercy for Djokovic as Australian Open timetable confirmed

Defending champion Novak Djokovic has been scheduled to start his Australian Open campaign on Monday, despite facing a Sunday court hearing on his right to remain in the country. Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke intervened to cancel Djokovic’s visa on Friday, triggering another appeal from the tennis star’s legal team …

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Djokovic included in Australian Open draw amid deportation threat

Novak Djokovic will open the defense of his Australian Open title against countryman Miomir Kecmanovic after the world number one was included in the draw, although the threat of deportation remains. Adding to the suspense surrounding Djokovic, the main draw for the Melbourne showpiece was delayed on Thursday amid continued …

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Djokovic addresses claims he misled Australian officials

Novak Djokovich has called an “error of judgment” his decision to attend an interview with a newspaper after testing positive for Covid-19, but dismissed a separate travel declaration mixup as an “administrative mistake.” Despite emerging victorious from his most recent legal battle with the Australian authorities after a federal court …

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Djokovic facing new threat in Australian visa row

World number one Novak Djokovic is being investigated by the Australian Border Force over claims he provided incorrect information on his travel form to enter the country, in a fresh twist to the tennis star’s deportation drama. Djokovic won his court battle in Melbourne on Monday as a federal court …

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