Novak Djokovic’s Appeal Against Visa Cancellation Dismissed, World No.1 to Be Deported Soon

Novak Djokovic’s application against the Ministry of Immigration’s cancellation of his visa has been “dismissed with costs” by a federal court. The world No.1 now has no Australian visa and will be deported. The nine-time Australian Open champion will not be defending his crown. The court made a “unanimous” order and the judge clarified that […]

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Alexander Zverev Says No Novak Djokovic Would Make Australian Open Wide Open

Olympic champion Alexander Zverev nominated himself Saturday among a small cohort capable of winning what is shaping as an “interesting” Australian Open should defending champion Novak Djokovic not play. The world number three German also included Spanish great Rafael Nadal, Russian Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece among his tips. The unvaccinated Djokovic is […]

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Australian Cricket Great Shane Warne Says Country Entitled to Throw Novak Djokovic Out

Australia’s cricket great Shane Warne is not happy with Novak Djokovic and said that the country has all the right to deport him. Djokovic is currently waiting on the government’s decision after he got some relief with the court letting him be free. Djokovic is currently in the Australian Open draw and has been practicing […]

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Sydney Classic: World Number Three Garbine Muguruza Knocked Out by Daria Kasatkina

World number three Garbine Muguruza was sent packing from the Sydney Classic in the quarter-finals Thursday by clinical Russian Daria Kasatkina, who continued her strong start to the season ahead of the Australian Open. Muguruza had a first-round bye then had to battle hard to topple 40th-ranked Ekaterina Alexandrova, before crashing to Kastakina 6-4, 6-4. […]

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Barbora Krejcikova Storms into Sydney Classic Semis, Ons Jabeur Out Injured

French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova stormed into the Sydney Tennis Classic semi-finals on Thursday with a 6-0 6-2 victory over France’s Carolina Garcia, while an ailing Ons Jabeur was forced to quit her match against Anett Kontaveit. After blanking her opponent in the opening set, world number four Krejcikova went ahead 2-0 in the next […]

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Australian Open Draw Delayed Amid Novak Djokovic Saga as Country Decides on His Deportation

The draw for the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam was delayed Thursday with the participation of world number one Novak Djokovic under threat over a visa saga. “We’ve had a delay,” a Tennis Australia spokesperson told AFP after the draw for the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, originally scheduled for 3:00 pm (0400 […]

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Australian Open Crowds Capped at 50 Percent Capacity Due to Covid-19 Under New Rules in Victoria State

Australian Open logo (Reuters) Crowds at the Australian Open tennis will be capped at 50 per cent capacity under updated Covid-19 restrictions. Reuters Melbourne Last Updated:January 13, 2022, 07:52 IST FOLLOW US ON: Crowds at the Australian Open tennis will be capped at 50 per cent capacity under updated COVID-19 restrictions, the Victoria state government said […]

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French Reporter ‘Was Told Not to Ask’ Novak Djokovic About Vaccination

The French journalist who interviewed Novak Djokovic without knowing that the men’s world number one had tested positive for coronavirus said he was told not to ask him about vaccination for the virus. Franck Ramella from L’Equipe sports daily spoke with the men’s world number one in Belgrade on December 18, two days after the […]

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Ons Jabeur Fires Australian Open Warning with Petra Kvitova Win at Sydney Classic

Ons Jabeur made the third round of the Sydney Classic. (WTA Twitter Photo) Sydney Classic: Tunisian Ons Jabeur registered a 6-4, 6-4 win over Petra Kvitova in the second round. AFP Sydney Last Updated:January 12, 2022, 09:34 IST FOLLOW US ON: Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur warmed up for the Australian Open by defeating two-time Wimbledon champion […]

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From Getting Medical Exemption to Being Detained, Then Released in a Dramatic Way: The Novak Djokovic Saga

It has been a dramatic one week for men’s tennis world number one player Novak Djokovic, his fans and the Australian Open organisers. However, on Monday, the Serb scored a massive victory, albeit in a different court, to keep his hopes of a record-extending 10th Australian Open title alive. Djokovic successfully challenged the Australian Government’s […]

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