Former world number one Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal has taken a dig at Novak Djokovic, saying that the Australian Open 2022 is more important than any particular person.
Djokovic has been detained in Australia for the second time. World number one tennis player Djokovic’s lawyer gave this information. He has been detained before a hearing in a court in Australia. Now the court will decide whether Djokovic can stay in Australia without vaccination or not. Nadal said that I really respect Djokovic. But now the matter has gone too far.
The Australian Open will be held from Monday. “The Australian Open will be a great tournament with and without him,” Nadal told reporters at Melbourne Park ahead of the start of the prestigious Grand Slam.
The Australian government on Friday canceled Djokovic’s visa for the second time. With this, now the world’s number one tennis player may be forced to leave Australia. Not only this, if Immigration Minister Alex Hawke is to be believed, then Djokovic can also be banned from Grand Slam for three years. However, Djokovic’s lawyer has termed this decision of the Australian government as irrational. The appeal he has made in the court against it will be heard on Saturday and Sunday.
Earlier, Australian Secretary of State Alex Hawke had challenged the court’s decision to cancel the visa on his personal authority. Eventually he showed it by doing it. He used his powers as minister to revoke the 34-year-old Serbian’s visa on public interest grounds three days before the start of the Australian Open
Djokovic is a 9-time champion
Defending champion and record nine-time winner Djokovic arrived in Melbourne last week to participate in the Australian Open. The Serbian player is accused of entering Australia against the rules. He is not even telling the details of his Kovid vaccination. Along with this, after being corona positive, he also gave wrong information about his travel history.
this is the whole matter
On 5 December, his visa was revoked by the Australian government on his arrival in Melbourne because he did not meet the criteria for medical exemption in the Corona Vaccination Rules. Actually, every citizen coming to Australia is required to have both doses of Kovid-19. But Djokovic argued that he did not need to give a vaccine certificate because he had evidence that he was corona positive last month and that he has antibodies. After which Djokovic has challenged the cancellation of his deportation and visa in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.