Australian Open: Big relief to Novak Djokovic, court orders cancellation of visa
Novak Djokovic did not apply the corona vaccine. After this, the Australian government canceled his visa, which closed the way to play in the Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic is currently the number one male tennis player.
Australia’s judge named world’s number one tennis player Novak Djokovic Visa has been restored. Circuit Court Judge Anthony Kelly ordered the government to escort Djokovic out of Melbourne’s Quarantine Hotel within 30 minutes of the verdict. Novak Djokovic’s visa was canceled as soon as he reached Australia last week due to non-availability of the corona vaccine. after that their Australian Open The crisis deepened when I played in. However, Djokovic has got a big relief from the latest order of the court. as well as their Australian Open The road to play is also open. But the matter is not completely over yet.
Public prosecutor Christopher Tran told the judge that Alex Hawke, the minister for the Department of Immigration, Citizenship, Immigration Services and Multiculturalism, would decide whether to exercise his personal authority to revoke the visa. This means that Djokovic could face relegation again and he could be ruled out of the Australian Open starting on January 17. Djokovic challenged his deportation and visa cancellation in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. The Australian government on Wednesday canceled his visa as soon as he reached Melbourne because he did not meet the criteria for medical exemption in the Corona Vaccination Rules.
what happened in court
Djokovic said that he did not need to provide proof of vaccination because he had evidence that he was a victim of corona infection last month. Djokovic’s documents presented in court say that he has not been vaccinated. Australia’s medical department has granted a temporary waiver of vaccination to victims of corona infection within six months. Circuit Court Judge Kelly found that Djokovic had handed over documents at Melbourne airport to authorities on the medical exemption granted to him by Tennis Australia. . The judge asked Djokovic’s lawyer, Nick Wood, ‘The question is what else he could have done.’
problems encountered during the hearing
Djokovic’s lawyer admitted that there was nothing more he could do. He said that Djokovic tried hard to convince the authorities that he did whatever he could to enter Australia. The virtual hearing of the case was interrupted several times as thousands of people from all over the world tried to watch it. At one point, the court link was hacked.
Djokovic has won the Grand Slam 20 times and with one title, he will overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. He has won the Australia Open nine times.
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