Milan, January 5, 2022 – Novak Djokovic will not be in the field for Australian Open tennis. To the world number 1 Serbian, who traveled to Melbourne yesterday to participate in the first grand slam From the season thanks to a special permit, the visa was canceled a short time ago. So he was a tennis player invited to leave In the next few hours. Therefore, for him, no championship. Djokovic’s lawyers They will challenge the decision from the local authorities.
His book The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. But the deal has also become a political issue across social media. the Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic Australia accused “Maltreatment” To Djokovic. After reporting by phone with the number one tennis player in the world, the head of state wrote about him Instagram That “all of Serbia is with him (Djokovic)” and that “the authorities will take all necessary measures to end the mistreatment of the best tennis player in the world as soon as possible.”
What is Twitter? Australian Prime Minister He replied: “Mr. Djokovic’s visa has been revoked. The rules are the rules, especially when they affect our borders. Nobody is above these rules.” Lowest covid death rate in the world, and we will continue to be vigilant, Morrison wrote.
was serbian I got stuck For several hours at Melbourne airport because he is in his country Visa, Medical Exemption for Unspecified Covid Vaccine. For hours, the tennis player, as confirmed by his father, Srjan Djokovic, was kept in a room with two policemen without being able to see any of his team. It appears that the contentious issue of excluding Djokovic from participating in the tournament remained pending throughout the day after the heated debate that erupted in the country over what appeared to be Unjustified favoritism.
The state of Victoria, which initially backed Tennis Australia to ratify the exemption of the 34-year-old Serbian tennis player notoriamente ‘No vax’, They do not want to take responsibility for their entry into the country. “We will not give Djokovic a Single visa To participate in the tournament,” Interim State Sports Secretary Gala Bolford explained, “We have always been clear on two points: visa approvals are for the federal government and medical exceptions are for doctors only.” Australian Prime MinisterScott Morrison confirmed that Djokovic will come.”Put it on the next flightLeave if he cannot explain the reasons that justify his “medical exemption from vaccination.”
“Anyone trying to enter Australia must comply with our border requirements. When Djokovic arrives, he will have to give a reasonable explanation if he has not been vaccinated – were the Prime Minister’s words. Morrison -. Let’s wait and see what items it provides. If the documentation is insufficient, he will be treated like everyone else and will return home with the first plane. There are no special rules for Novak Djokovic. “In the same vein as the statements Karen AndrewsMinister of Internal Affairs. “While the Government of Victoria and Tennis Australia may allow an unprotected player to compete in the Australian Open, it is the Commonwealth Government that will enforce our requirements at the Australian border.”
Suspected that the player has touching the virus In the past six months, for this he would have asked for an exemption. According to reports from the BBC website, most likely Djokovic You will have to leave Country Already tomorrowJanuary six.
Colleagues (and not only) in the revolution
In the past few hours, more votes have been raised against the news Green light against Djokovic. Many fellow nine-time winners of the Australian Open such asFormer Number One MurrayTommy Paul, Sandgren, de Minaur, and others, Murray and Jimmy, as well as scholars, politicians, and simple enthusiasts affirmed their opposition. So much so that the hashtag #Djokovic has been trending on Twitter since yesterday.
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