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Djokovic Back in Detention, Continues to Fight Deportation – NBC Los Angeles

Djokovic Back in Detention, Continues to Fight Deportation – NBC Los Angeles
Novak Djokovic is back in immigration detention after his legal challenge to avoid being deported from Australia for being unvaccinated for COVID-19 was moved...

1-ranked tennis player and nine-time Australian Open champion was due to begin his title defense at the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year." The Health Department advised that Djokovic was a “low” risk of transmitting COVID-19 and a “very low” risk of transmitting the disease at the Australian Open.” Hundreds of activists held a peaceful rally outside the Melbourne Park complex that hosts the Australian Open, and planned another for Monday.He’s won nine (Australian Open) titles here.

Djokovic, who has won the last three Australian Open titles, will be allowed out of hotel detention on Sunday to visit his lawyers’ offices for the video court hearing." Everyone at the Australian Open is required to be vaccinated.

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