Just before 11pm Norwegian time, 34-year-old Novak Djokovic was returned to custody and in a meeting with Australian Border Police. The session that was scheduled for Norwegian tonight was postponed by 24 hours.
Then it will be decided if he can play the Australian Open, which begins next Monday.
Judge David O’Callaghan is now looking into the matter. The hearing was scheduled to begin at 0015 NST, but after a short meeting it was decided to hold it on Sunday instead, with a one-day adjournment.
The case is now being heard at a higher level in the Australian judiciary than the previous hearing.
After Immigration Minister Alex Hawke Djokovic visa cancellation The Serbian tennis player on Friday morning Norwegian time requested urgent treatment in Australian law.
“Today I used my authority to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa for reasons of health and good order, and it is in the public interest to do so,” Hook was quoted as saying by the Australian newspaper. Sydney Morning Herald.
At the same time, it will be announced on Sunday evening that Netflix will make a documentary on several major sporting events, including the Australian Open. The series has to be behind the scenes. The newspaper writes that Djokovic’s drama, which has been going on since January 5, will be central. The series is being compared to “Formula 1: Driving for Survival,” according to the Sydney Morning Herald.
There was complete confusion with quarantine hotels, lawyers, court hearings, statements by ministers from Serbia and Australia, tennis colleagues and Mama Dijana Djokovic After unvaccinated Djokovic landed in Melbourne on January 5th.
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Djokovic, the world number one in tennis, has racked up $1.3 billion in prize money alone so far in his career. He was due to play for his 21st Grand Slam title and 10th at the Australian Open, which begins next Monday. By winning the Australian Open, he would be the most winning tennis player ever.
This has happened since Djokovic got on the plane in Spain:
January 4th: Djokovic says on Instagram that he is traveling to Australia with an exemption permit, which refers to the Corona rules:
January 5th: Djokovic arrives in Melbourne from Spain. Border guards interrogated him.
January 6: He was denied his visa and moved to a hotel for quarantine, the Park Hotel in Melbourne. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said at a press conference that the corona in the past six months is not enough for a quarantine-free access to the country.
January 10: It’s a hearing for Djokovic. The judge decides that Djokovic can be released from the quarantine hotel, but also makes it clear that the immigration minister has the right to deport Djokovic. interviews with Border Police.
January 11: The Australian Border Police is investigating whether Djokovic provided false information prior to his arrival in Australia.
January 12: Djokovic says his support team has provided additional information. The Australian Border Police is investigating the circumstances surrounding a positive test in December.
January 13: Djokovic will meet his compatriot Miomir Kikmanovic in the first round of the Australian Open.
January 14: Australia’s immigration minister, Alex Hawke, revokes Djokovic’s visa for the Australian Open.
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