Ethe case Djokovic at Open de Australia continues to be talked about around the world. The number 1 in world tennis is still confined in his Melbourne hotel awaiting events, although since the Australian Government has made it clear that “you are free to leave at any time and the Border Force will facilitate it” to return to Serbia.
After announcing that he had been granted a medical exemption to be able to play the first big of the year, the number 1 in world tennis traveled to Australia without revealing if you had received the corresponding vaccination against COVID. A circumstance in which the border authorities acted denying Nole a visa, beginning a deportation process that could take place in the next few hours.
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11:52 The signs of support for Nole continue at the doors of his hotel
As happened yesterday, for the second day in a row they have approached the Melbourne Park Hotel, where Djokovic has been waiting for the resolution of his case, to show their support for the world number 1. Despite the rain, a group of fans of the tennis player maintains their unconditional support. They carry banners with the image of the sebio and flags of their country.
11:45 Australia cancels the visa of another tennis player amid controversy
Australian authorities have canceled the visa Czech tennis player Renata Vorácová, who will have to return to his country, as reported this Friday by the public channel ABC, amid the controversy over the decision to revoke the entry permit to Serbian Novak Djokovic.
Vorácová, arrested on thursday and who is unknown if he will appeal the decision She was transferred to the same hotel in Melbourne where Nole is being held. by immigration authorities.
According to the media, the 38-year-old Czech entered Australia in December with a medical exemption granted by Tennis Australia, tournament organizers, since would have recently recovered from covid-19.
However, the Australian authorities indicated that that argument was not valid to obtain a special permit to enter the country, where harsh measures have been applied to stop the pandemic.
11:30 Do you think the situation that Djokovic is experiencing is fair?
Isner, Kyrgios … Several players are coming to Nole’s defense. Do you think the Australian Government is doing well? We want to know your opinion.
11:15 Kyrgios also defends Djokovic
The Djokovic case continues to generate endless reactions in the tennis world. However still the voice of one of the most controversial players on the circuit was missing, as is the Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios, whose words always cause a great deal of dust.
Kyrgios, what in the past he attacked Djokovic for his stance on COVID, has surprised everyone by defending the winner of 20 Grand Slams: “I definitely believe in taking action. I got vaccinated for the health of my mother and others, but how we are handling the whole situation with Djokovic, we are doing it wrong. Really bad. He’s like all those memes and headlines, he’s one of our great champions, but in the end he’s a human being. You have to do better. “
10:45 John Isner comes out in defense of Djokovic
The American is clear that number one complied with the rules because he had permission to travel to Australia: “It’s a shame how he’s being treated,” says Isner.
10:30 The statement of the association led by Djokovic
The PTPA, the association founded and led by Novak Djokovic At the end of 2020, he also issued a statement to reassure him about the status of the world number one. “We are in constant contact with him and he has told us that he is fine. He has also expressed his desire to explain in his own words how he was arrested.” He also defends the freedom of racquet professionals to play “with or without a shot.”