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06-2022

Tennis star expelled – Djokovic leaves Australia – Serbia talks about witch hunting

Tennis star expelled - Djokovic leaves Australia - Serbia talks about witch hunting

A day before the start of the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic failed with his appeal against the cancellation of visas. A look at the legal impasse:

December 10: The deadline to apply for an exemption to participate in the Australian Open is coming to an end – for players who have not been vaccinated against the coronavirus. Only those who have been fully vaccinated are allowed to start.

16 December: Without vaccination, Djokovic participates in the Serbian Post program in his home country. She came to know about her infection in the evening. The positive PCR result is in the documents that his lawyers later hand over to the Australian authorities. According to the rules in Serbia, COVID-positive people who do not have severe symptoms should be isolated at home for 14 days.

December 17: Djokovic, who actually lives in Monaco, is a guest without a mask or distance at an awards ceremony for young tennis players in the Serbian capital, Belgrade.

18 December: He has an interview with a photo shoot for the French sports newspaper “L’Quip”.

22 December: Djokovic did another test. Result according to your statements: Negative.

30 December: According to his lawyers, Djokovic will be exempted from the Australian Tennis Association’s head of medicine for the Australian Open.

New Year 2021/2022: Social media footage shows Djokovic at a tennis club in Marbella, Spain.

January 5: Djokovic is on a tour of Australia. Because he does not present the documents required for a special permit from the point of view of the authorities, he is refused entry. He arrives at an exile hotel.

6 January: At a notable press conference in Belgrade, Djokovic’s father compared his son to Jesus Christ. Mr. Djokovic said, “Jesus was crucified, everything was done to him, and he endured and still lives among us.” “Now they try to crucify Novak the same way and do everything with him.”

January 10: A Melbourne court upheld Djokovic’s appeal and allowed him to enter the country. He can move around freely. A few hours later he is at the training ground.

January 11: It is learned that Djokovic said in his immigration form that he had not traveled in the 14 days before flying to Australia.

12 January: Djokovic publicly admitted to misconduct after his positive corona test in December. However, he denied that he intentionally put people in danger or made false statements.

January 13: Djokovic is the number one seed in the Australian Open draw. In the first round he should meet his compatriot Miomir Kekmanovic.

14 January: Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke uses his personal authority to revalidate Djokovic’s visa. Serbia’s lawyers have filed a complaint. A federal court is due to rule on Sunday, January 16.

16 January: A federal court in Australia dismissed Djokovic’s appeal against the denial of entry and cancellation of his visa. The tennis star flies from Australia to Dubai in the evening (local time).

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