News from 12:30pm – Australian Open: The confrontation between Novak Djokovic and the authorities continues

Directed by Australia and this new episode in the confrontation between Novak Djokovic and the authorities there. His visa was canceled Friday morning, but he was not deported, anyway.

Judge Anthony Kelly, who opened the case on Wednesday and allowed Novak Djokovic to remain in the territory, is once again at the center of the case. Video discussions allowed him to discuss with Serb lawyers who added new items to the file. They argue the arguments made this morning by Alex Hawke, the Australian Minister for Immigration: “What the Department of Immigration means is that The presence of Novak Djokovic on Australian soil increases anti-Vix sentiment in the population And it poses a danger to everyone. This seems completely illogical to us.”

The Australian Open begins on Monday, and with all that it is impossible to say whether Djokovic will be there. At the moment, there is only one certainty, No. 1 globally still on the table. If his expulsion occurs before 6 p.m. Sunday and the program is broadcast for the first day, it will be modified. Changes that will affect ranked players, including Gaël Monfils. If he later intervenes, Djokovic will be replaced by Lucky Looser, a player eliminated in the playoffs.

New meeting with immigration services set for Friday evening (French time). But the Australian authorities You already have Novak Djokovic ordered to be detained on Friday to me From Saturday 8 am

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