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Nadal reaches Australian Open quarter-finals, but Zverev suffers loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rafael Nadal survived the longest tie-break of his career to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday and then saw Alexander Zverev taken out of his path. Nadal would have expected to have to get past the third seed to reach the last four. But Zverev’s underachievement at the grand slams went on as he Read More…

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Djokovic flies out of Australia after losing court appeal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic flew out of Australia on Sunday after a court upheld the government’s decision to cancel his visa, capping days of drama over the country’s COVID-19 entry rules and his unvaccinated status. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge Federal Court bench dealt a final blow to Djokovic’s hopes of chasing a record Read More…

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Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes, visa for Australian Open still in doubt

Reading Time: 2 minutes World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed “human error” on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologised for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month. The 34-year-old Serbian superstar is chasing a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam victory at the Australian Open beginning on Monday, Read More…

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Djokovic wins visa case against Australian govt, visa revocation ‘unreasonable’

Reading Time: 2 minutes The road to Novak Djokovic winning his 21st grand slam at the upcoming Australian Open was made clear on Monday when an Australian judge ordered that he be released from immigration detention immediately. The judge found the government’s decision to revoke the tennis star’s visa to enter the country to be “unreasonable”. Judge Anthony Kelly Read More…

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Dissenting Djokovic joined by Czech player in Australian deportation hotel

Reading Time: 2 minutes In picture above: Supporters of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic and pro-refugee protestors rally outside the Park Hotel, where the star athlete is believed to be held while he stays in Australia, in Melbourne, Australia, January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders Tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic will not be the only one being deported from Australia. Read More…