Djokovic flies out of Australia. If it was in SA our own citizens would be fighting with government.
The government of Australia chose the safety and the protection of its citizens over a tennis icon. They say everyone is equal before the law and Australia has just practice that in front of the entire world. South Africa in contrast would be seeing protests and court challenge trying keep him in the country.
SYDNEY, Australia – On Saturday, Australia remanded tennis player Novak Djokovic in custody, citing the tennis star's objection to vaccination as a potential source of "public upheaval" and a high-profile court clash. After failing the first time to deport the unvaccinated 34-year-old, Australia's conservative government is trying again.
The courts were designed to adjudicate where people do not agree, not to tell the government what to do. Very often courts overreach and become the players instead of the referees of the law. Novak Djokovic entered Australia knowing fully well that he was positive with Covid-19 and did not bother isolating.
Novak Djokovic is undoubtedly one of the best tennis players to have ever played the game. His form on the tennis courts has made him a global icon. But his chase for yet another Grand Slam turned into a nightmare after he was deported from Australia for entering the country without being vaccinated.
He is the tennis world number one with more than $150 million in prize cash to his name - however this year Melbourne is allegedly putting Novak Djovokic up in an inn most popular for outsider detainments and worm ridden food. The nine-time Australian Open hero has been deprived of his entrance visa by line control specialists for neglecting to give sufficient proof that he is completely inoculated against Covid-19 or has a legitimate clinical exclusion.
Novak Djokovic, the world tennis number one, won a surprising victory over the Australian government on Monday, reversing his visa revocation and ending his five-day incarceration. The judge ruled that the decision to cancel Djokovic's visa due to his Covid-19 vaccination status "be annulled" in an emergency online court hearing.
The Australian Open's chief executive officer, Craig Tiley, said on Sunday that there is still "quite a bit to play out" on whether Novak Djokovic will defend his title in Melbourne, with a clearer picture expected "in the coming days." The 20-time Grand Slam winner has declined to reveal if he has been immunized against Covid-19 and has withdrawn from the ATP Cup in Sydney this week without explaining why.
World number one Novak Djokovic persevered through an intense re-visitation of the ATP singles circuit yet struggled through to beat Marton Fucsovics of Hungary 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday. The 34-year-old 20-time Grand Slam champion had said on Sunday his biggest dread was absence of match work on having not played since Daniil Medvedev ran his fantasies of a Grand Slam clear in the US Open last in September.
Novak Djokovic made it into the semifinals of the ATP Finals for the 10th time with a sovereign victory against Andrey Rublev on Wednesday in Turin. At the end of the season he had to pause the fifth seeded Rublev 63, 62 to secure his 50th win of the year.
I just can't understand the Australian Immigration Officers, they behave as if they are owing allegiance to their country instead of their political party. Don't they understand the difference between the words deployment and service. They are deployed and not employed, it is as simple as that there is a big differenceI suggest the Australian Prime Minister send those officials to Mzanzi, just for one week, we will teach them a thing or two about cadre deployment.
TURIN - Novak Djokovic started his endeavor to rise to Roger Federer's record number of ATP Finals wins with a straight-sets 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 win over Casper Ruud on Monday. World number one Djokovic is hoping to finish an astounding year with a 6th Finals title after just barely passing up guaranteeing each of the four Grand Slams in a solitary season, and got off to a solid beginning against eighth seed Ruud, winning in around an hour and a half.
Novak Djokovic acquired some encouragement in passing up a Grand Slam clear this year by being delegated season-finishing world number one for a record seventh time on Saturday. The 34-year-old Serbian had mutually held the record of six with Pete Sampras yet took sole belonging when he beat Poland's Hubert Hurkacz 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) to arrive at the Paris Masters last.
MADRID - Novak Djokovic finished his rollercoaster season with a Davis Cup rout on Friday and afterward vowed to settle on a choice on his Australian Open investment "very soon". The world number one, who caught three of the period's four Grand Slams in 2021 to take him level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20, is as yet an uncertainty for January's Australian Open after coordinators demanded just completely immunized players will be permitted into the country.
Novak Djokovic is prepared to cover a depleting year at the ATP Finals as he enters the finish of-year competition with Roger Federer's untouched successes record solidly in his sights. As of late delegated the season-finishing world number one for a record seventh time, Djokovic just passed up winning each of the four Grand Slams in a solitary year.
Novak Djokovic will attempt to win the first calendar-year men's single Grand slam since 1969 in Sunday's US Open final and make his case to be considered the greatest player in tennis history. The 34-year old Serbian world number one faces Russia's second-ranked Daniil at Arthur Ashe Stadium in the biggest match of a career that has brought him 20 slam trophies.
The tide is changing in tennis legend Novak Djokovic's approval in acquiring the regard he merits from devotees of the game yet he might need to trust that years post-retirement will be completely valued, says Daniil Medvedev. World number two Medvedev was talking after Djokovic had returned from a put down to beat him 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the last in Paris for a record-breaking 37th Masters 1000 title on Sunday.
Novak Djokovic says he will make his brain up with regards to whether he protects his Australian Open title when an authority choice is made in regards to the principles encompassing players and Covid-19 immunizations. The world number one added he would offer no further remark up to that point as he doesn't "have any desire to be important for the story" spinning around suspicions or "what uncertainties."
Daniil Medvedev has crushed Novak Djokovic's hopes for a career Grand Slam. He defeated the Serbian in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. Djokovic was on a historical chase to complete the Grand Slam and become the first man in 52 years to do so since Rod Laver in 1969.
Daniil Medvedev shattered Novak Djokovic's Grand slam dream with a straight set victory in the US open final in New York city on yesterday denying the world number one a record breaking 21st major men's singles title. Russian's second ranked Medvedev dominanted Djokovic 6-4,6-4,6-4 to prevent the first calendar year Grand slam since 1969 and keep Djokovic level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal atop the career slam title list.
Nine-time Australian Open hero Novak Djokovic will not have any desire to chance passing up winning a record 21st Grand Slam title, competition boss Craig Tiley anticipated on Thursday as a guard series of lead-up occasions was declared. All players going to Australia for the initial major of the year in January should be inoculated against Covid, providing reason to feel ambiguous about whether the Serbian world number one will play.