Djokovic, Australia revokes visa. New stoppage for the tennis player, the final decision on Sunday

Novak Djokovic (Ansa)

Melbourne, January 15, 2022 – The saga Australian Open goes on. Novak Djokovic It is again in custody waiting for the court to decide, between today and tomorrow, on the appeal presented by the number 1 of world tennis against the decision of the Australian government to revoke his visa to enter the country for the second time.

According to the authorities, the stay of the Serb, not vaccinated, in the country “could encourage the no vax sentiment” and, for this reason, it is necessary to proceed with his expulsion. Now the decision goes to Federal court, although it remains to be determined whether the appeal filed by the tennis player’s lawyers will be heard.

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The 34-year-old Serbian met with immigration officials in Melbourne, who were formally supposed to detain him. According to a court order issued last night after an emergency hearing at the Federal Circuit Court in Melbourne, Djokovic is allowed to meet with his lawyers between 10 am and 2 pm this Saturday. ) under the supervision of two immigration officers.

Meanwhile, the Spanish tennis player has expressed himself on the case Reef Nadal. “The Australian Open is much more important than any player – said the Majorcan -. The Australian Open will be a great Australian Open with or without him.”

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