Tennis star Novak Djokovic returns to Serbia following Australia deportation

Novak Djokovic returned to a rapturous welcome in Serbia on Monday after Australia deported the world men’s tennis No. 1 for being unvaccinated against COVID-19, a stance jeopardising his quest for a record 21st Grand Slam title. Most Australians had wanted him gone, but Serbian fans cheered and waved national flags as Djokovic touched down… Read More Tennis star Novak Djokovic returns to Serbia following Australia deportation

Australia revokes tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa again

Unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic on Friday asked an Australian court to block his deportation ahead of the Australian Open after the government cancelled his visa for the second time over COVID-19 entry regulations. Djokovic’s lawyers submitted their request for an injunction late at night, less than three hours after Immigration Minister Alex Hawke used… Read More Australia revokes tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa again

Tennis star Novak Djokovic released as Australian judge overturns visa revocation

Novak Djokovic on Tuesday warmed up for his bid to win a record 21st Grand Slam title at next week’s Australian Open, hitting practice shots at Melbourne Park, but he still faces the threat of deportation. A week after his arrival in Australia, Djokovic finally reached the tennis court after a judge on Monday quashed… Read More Tennis star Novak Djokovic released as Australian judge overturns visa revocation

Australia denies entry to tennis star Novak Djokovic over visa issues

Novak Djokovic, the No. 1 tennis star in the world, was denied entry into Australia on Thursday after initially being granted a medical exemption for the country’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements so that he could play in the Australian Open. The tennis star, left stranded at Melbourne’s Tullamanrien airport overnight, was issued a letter by the… Read More Australia denies entry to tennis star Novak Djokovic over visa issues

Tennis champion Novak Djokovic disqualified from U.S. Open for striking judge with ball

A petulant swipe at the ball after having his serve broken brought a sensational end to Novak Djokovic’s U.S. Open on Sunday after the world number one was disqualified for striking a line judge in the throat. The dramatic moment came when the overwhelming title favourite reacted angrily to going 5-6 down to Spain’s Pablo… Read More Tennis champion Novak Djokovic disqualified from U.S. Open for striking judge with ball

World tennis champion Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

Novak Djokovic, the men’s world number one tennis player, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and then apologised to all individuals who contracted the virus after playing in an exhibition tournament he organised in Serbia and Croatia. Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Croatia’s Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki have previously tested positive after playing in Djokovic’s… Read More World tennis champion Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus