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Djokovic news LIVE: Latest updates ahead of Australian Open

Tennis star Novak Djokovic is back on Melbourne’s tennis courts

Novak Djokovic is finally preparing for the Australian Open after days of anxiety about his admission-and he still has more questions to answer. Suggestions remain. Djokovic, who won the appeal to accept his visa application, began training in Melbourne prior to the first major tournament of the year, but was clearly unpleasantly welcomed.

He will probably face further questions from the Australian Border Force, claiming he misunderstood the information on the travel declaration, despite a photo of him training in Spain just before the New Year. .. Andy Murray acknowledged that Djokovic may also have to answer questions in public after the isolation debate, but hopes Serbs can now focus on tennis.

Not very positive, ATP told officials “every aspect” while a local Australian reporter was captured by a camera in a nasty attack on Djokovic and labeled him “lying.” “Damage in” and “sneaky” because of his behavior.

Follow all the latest news and reactions while Djokovic prepares for the Australian Open below.


Djokovic is likely to face hostility in Melbourne

Novak Djokovic could face hostility on and off the court if allowed to play at the Australian Open, but former members of the Serbian team have the equipment for the world’s number one to deal with it. I think that is in place.

Australian immigration ministers continue to consider whether to cancel Djokovic’s visa on Wednesday, but the 20-time Grand Slam Champion is preparing to defend his title.

In Australia, where Djokovic announced last week that he was medically exempted despite being unvaccinated, he was hit by the turmoil that more than 90% of the adult population was double-vaccinated in the fight against Omicron’s infection. rice field.

Craig O’Shanesie, who worked as a strategic and tactical analyst at Djokovic, believes that the crowds at Melbourne Park will almost certainly utter anger.

“That wouldn’t be new to him,” he told Reuters. “But he has mental experience and toughness, which could probably be a level not seen in tennis.”

Novak Djokovic during a training session on Tuesday


Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 09:01


Djokovic still has questions to answer, says Murray

Andy Murray said there are still questions to answer about his controversial entry into Australia, even though Novak Djokovic has won the world’s number one appeal for deportation to Australia.

Djokovic will defend the Australian Open title after being ordered to cancel his visa after a court hearing abandoned the medical exemption scrutiny of the Covid vaccine.

Djokovic also did not yet address the allegations that he attended the public event after returning a positive PCR result last month, and when asked if he violated the self-quarantine rule on Monday, the player’s family had a press conference. Suddenly shut down.

Djokovic’s longtime friend and rival Murray welcomed the outcome of the court hearing and his release, but the former UK No. 1 had to deal with the remaining questions before the tournament began on January 17th. Stated.

“It’s positive that he’s no longer in custody,” Murray said.

“Obviously he won in court, so that’s a positive thing for him. Hopefully he can now focus on tennis.

“I think there are still some questions I need to answer regarding things like isolation. I’m sure he’ll get in touch with me in the next few days.”

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 08:59


Focsovics hits Djokovic

Merton Husovich, who told the Hungarian outlet M4 Sport, said:

“From this point of view, I don’t think he has the right to be here.”

Hungary’s world number 38, who lost to Djokovic in last year’s Wimbledon quarterfinals and the Paris Masters in November, was the only one who thought it unfair to play in Djokovic without being vaccinated. He said it wasn’t.

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 08:56


Kyrgios is “embarrassed” to be Australian in Djokovic’s saga

The controversial Australian player is now quarantined after being forced to withdraw from the Sydney Tennis Classic because of a positive Covid test.

Kyrgios then hit the media over the controversy over Djokovic’s visa and vaccination exemptions, but admitted that he was “confused” throughout the case.

“The media knows that I like to create s ***-storms because of my story and everything that’s happening in Novak,” said Kyrgios, who dropped the world ranking to 114th. rice field. The one who saw what this guy did for sports with us.

“I don’t think it’s right how we treat it, but the media loves doing it and loves splitting.”

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 08:42


Djokovic handed over the No. 1 seed

However, the 34-year-old was selected as a top seed prior to the main draw at the Australian Open on Thursday. The tournament will start on Monday, January 17th.

Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev make up the top five men.

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty continues to be number one among the top female seeds, with Arina Sabalenka, Garbinem Guruza, Barbora Kretickova and Maria Sakkari in the top five.

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 08:39


Djokovic will play “better” this year

Former player Andrew Castle says Novak Djokovic is “stubborn” and by playing against him at the Australian Open, he will be able to play “better”.

Djokovic won his claim to stay in Australia on Monday after canceling his visa due to lack of sufficient evidence of his medical exemption. However, if Australian immigration minister Alex Hawke decides to re-cancel his visa within a few days, he may still be deported.

As he heads for the record 21st Grand Slam, the situation will be against him by many predictive crowds, but Castle believes Djokovic will thrive in that environment.

“He’s a very stubborn and hard-working guy in court. If he gets this tax exemption and the Australian government doesn’t replace the court, I think he’ll tee up and play it.” He said. Sky..

“I know he’s great if he can go through two, three or four rounds and take part in the tournament. I’m not surprised to see him reappear in the second week of this Grand Slam. Probably because he is very stubborn and very good

“When it’s time and the bell rings, he’s ready to compete. Novak is better when everyone is against him than when everyone is against him. There may be. “

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 08:20


Novak Djokovic’s latest news

Top story this morning: Novak Djokovic admits that he conducted the interview knowing that he was infected with Covid-19.

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 08:09


Australian Open starts next week

The No. 1 male player was ordered to be deported in an appeal and resumed training at Melbourne Park. With more twists and turns, Djokovic will begin defending the title next week as the No. 1 seed.

Still, the tournament is widespread, despite the favorite of nine-time winner Djokovic, who sought to defeat Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s three-way tie in 20 Grand Slams.

Here’s everything you need to know before a tournament.

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 08:03


Djokovic is back in training

Djokovic reportedly received an “unpleasant” reception from fellow players when he attended a secret training session at the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Djokovic is still facing the possibility of his visa being revoked, but immigration minister Alex Hawke is considering whether to exercise his personal right to cancel, so the nine Australian Open champions will be on the 17th. Returned to training prior to the start of the tournament in January.

Djokovic participated in a training session at Rod Laver Arena. It was secretly covered after the tournament organizer closed the door to practice and cut the live stream of the court.

Tennis Australia later released a video of Djokovic practicing with Goran Ivanisevic, who is said to have participated in the world’s No. 1 indoor gym session as well.

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 07:58


Reporter found taunting Djokovic

7News A leaked video from Melbourne shows two reporters discussing the world’s No. 1 before the show-far from free terms.

Rebecca Maddern and Mike Amor’s comments were captured by Mike and the camera while sitting behind the news desk, with a large image of Djokovic attached to the back screen.

“No matter how you look at it, Novak Djokovic is liar, sneaky, and full of holes,” Madhan says. “No matter how you look at it … it’s a shame that everyone stuffed around him. Going out when you know you’re Covid positive … well, I don’t think he was even Covid positive. “

“That’s it, he’s a ** hole. He made a bullish * tf ***** g excuse and then fell into his own f ***** g lies. That’s exactly what it is. It happened, yes, it happened, “Amor replied.

Lawrence OstreaJanuary 12, 2022 07:52



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