Djokovic included in Australian Open draw despite visa saga uncertainty

Issued on: 13/01/2022 – 08:22 Tennis World No.1 Novak Djokovic was included in the Australian Open official draw on Thursday, although uncertainty remained over whether the government would cancel the top-seed visa for a second time. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke is considering exercising his discretionary power to revoke Djokovic’s visa over concerns over the star’s … Read more

Following the delay in the draw of the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic decided to open a title defense against fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic

MELBOURNE, Australia – Novak Djokovic now knows he will face fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the first round of his Australian Open title defense, if he can play. Djokovic’s visa status dominated the attention until the moment the lottery was held on Thursday to determine the brackets for the singles for men and women at … Read more

Novak Djokovic’s ‘health risk’ for Australia will determine fate of Serbian tennis star’s visa

The world is awaiting the decision of Immigration Minister Alex Hawke on whether to use his ministerial power to cancel the visa of tennis player Novak Djokovic. The question he has to answer is this: Is Djokovic “a risk to the health, safety or good order of the Australian community as a segment of the … Read more

Djokovic admits mistake on Australian travel statement

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Novak Djokovic admitted on Wednesday that his Australian travel declaration form contained incorrect information, and also admitted a “mistake of judgment” in attending an interview and photo shoot in Serbia last month after testing positive for COVID – 19. In a statement posted on his social media accounts, the tennis star … Read more

Novak Djokovic: Australia ‘still stepping up’ to deport tennis star, more confusion over Covid timeline

Novak Djokovic’s lawyers have made an offer in the eleventh hour to save his big slam heap amid news that the government is preparing to deport him. Novak Djokovic’s lawyers have made an offer in the eleventh hour to save his big slam heap amid news that the government is preparing to deport him. The … Read more

Novak Djokovic’s steps back, from his positive COVID test to touchdown in Melbourne

The world’s number one male tennis player, Novak Djokovic, continues with his interrupted preparations for the Australian Open despite the uncertainty of whether he can stay in the country himself. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke is considering the conditions for Djokovic’s visa after her first cancellation was canceled last week at Monday’s hearing at the Federal … Read more

The Loop: Novak Djokovic’s entry form questioned, NSW’s de facto ‘lockdown’ and KFC apologize

Good evening! It’s Tuesday, January 11th. Here’s what happened today. Ana Brnabić spoke with Scott Morrison about Novak Djokovic.(ABC / Reuters) Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke with Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić after requesting a phone call. In a statement, the Prime Minister’s Office said the talks between the two leaders were constructive, and Mr … Read more

Novak Djokovic Vaccination Exemption: Border Force investigates travel declaration form

An interesting detail about Novak Djokovic’s Australian travel statement may be all that the federal government needs to send him home. Questions are being asked about the information Novak Djokovic provided on his Australian travel statement while he waits to find out whether the federal immigration minister will allow him to stay in the country. … Read more

From midnight until 7am: Key moments of Djokovic’s seven-hour interview with Border Force

Novak Djokovic is no stranger to spending hours battling it out on a tennis court but not with border officials, yet once again the Serb appears to have come out the other side a winner. Judge Anthony Kelly quashed the cancellation of Mr Djokovic’s visa on Monday and ordered he be released from immigration detention … Read more

Novak Djokovic photos with children: Covid-19 positive question closes press conference

Novak Djokovic’s family closes a press conference as court documents suggest he played a dangerous game after testing positive. Novak Djokovic’s family abruptly ended a press conference when asked if the tennis star deliberately mixed with children without a mask at an event the day after testing positive for Covid-19. The decision to cancel Djokovic’s … Read more