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How Porn Added Flavour To Novak Djokovic's Australian Open Visa Controversy

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Novak Djokovic's deportation hearing in Melbourne became a farce, up to some extent, as the virtual proceedings crashed several times. And at one point, an expired court link was hacked and pranksters streamed loud music and pornography.

Australian Open 2022 Qualifiers: Prajnesh Gunneswaran Knocks Out 3rd-Seed Daniel Elahi Galana

Jan 10, 2022 PTI

India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran defeated Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan 6-4, 6-4 in one hour and 13 minutes in the first round of the Australian Open 2022 qualifiers on Monday in Melbourne.


Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic Has Visa Reinstated By Judge But Doubts Loom Over AUS Open Participation

The Australian government can still cancel Novak Djokovic's visa and the tennis champion will be deported. He is in detention since his arrival in Melbourne last week after failing to meet COVID exemption requirements.

Ashleigh Barty Pulls Out Of Sydney Tennis Classic To Concentrate On Australian Open 2022

Jan 10, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Ashleigh Barty has never won an Australian Open and is seeking to become the first Australian woman to win the Melbourne Grand Slam since 1978 when Christine O'Neil lifted the crown.


Novak Djokovic’s Parents Join Protest Rally In Belgrade As Court Hearing Starts In Melbourne

Dijana Djokovic, Novak's mother, has blamed the Australian authorities for treating his World No.1 son inhumanely in Melbourne hotel. She said Djokovic has a wall to stare at and can't even see a park in front or go out of the room.

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10 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic Wins Court Battle Vs AUS Govt Over Visa Cancellation But May Still Be Deported

Koushik Paul

Novak Djokovic had his visa revoked on his arrival in Melbourne and has been in a detention hotel. Australian border officials said that Djokovic failed to meet coronavirus exemption criteria required to enter the country.


09 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Supporters Demonstrate As Novak Djokovic Awaits Court Proceedings

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic is set to present his case in the court on Monday that will decide the future of his participation in Australian Open 2022. He is currently at the immigration detention hotel in Melbourne.


09 January, 2022

Ashleigh Barty Bags Adelaide International, Amanda Anisimova Wins In Melbourne

Associated Press (AP)

Ashleigh Barty defeated Elena Rybakina 6-3, 6-2 in the final. She will now play the Sydney Tennis Classic next week before competing at the Australian Open that begins on January 17.


09 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic’s Hearing Looms Large — Will He Stay Or Will He Go?

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic had his visa canceled after arriving at Melbourne airport last week when Australian border officials ruled that he didn’t meet the criteria for an exemption to an entry requirement.


08 January, 2022

Adelaide International 2022: Rohan Bopanna-Ramkumar Ramanathan Pair Enters Summit Clash

PTI

The Indian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan will face top seeds Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Brazilian Marcelo Melo in the final of the of the Adelaide International.


08 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic Tested Positive For COVID-19 In December 2021, Say Lawyers

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic was denied entry to Australia after his visa was revoked at the Melbourne Airport late Wednesday for failing to meet COVID-19 requirements that all non-citizens need to enter the country.


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08 January, 2022

Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022: Japanese Naomi Osaka Withdraws With Abdominal Injury

Associated Press (AP)

Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022 semifinal means Veronika Kudermetova advanced to the final without hitting a single shot.


07 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic Gets Call From Serbia, Thanks Fans For Support

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic, a vaccine skeptic, was barred from entering Australia late Wednesday when federal border authorities at the Melbourne airport rejected his medical exemption to the country's strict COVID-19 vaccination requirements.


07 January, 2022

Adelaide International: Ramkumar Ramanathan-Rohan Bopanna Pair Enters Doubles Semis

PTI

The unseeded Indian pair of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna will clash with the fourth seeded Bosnian-Mexican duo of Tomislav Brkic and Santiago Gonzalez for a spot in the final.


07 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic Spends Orthodox Christmas In Detention

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic flew to Australia confident his paper work was in order, given he'd been approved by Victoria state government for a medical exemption. That same evidence didn't comply with the Australian government's regulations.


07 January, 2022

Melbourne Summer Set 2022: Rafael Nadal Eases Into Semifinals Without Hitting A Shot

Associated Press (AP)

Rafael Nadal got a walkover when his quarterfinal opponent Dutch Tallon Griekspoor withdrew on Friday in Melbourne Summer Set 2022. Nadal will play unseeded Emil Ruusuvuori in semis.


06 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Defending Champion Novak Djokovic Fights Deportation

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic will spend at least another night in immigration detention, probably even the weekend, with his chances of playing in this month’s Australian Open in limbo. His visa was canceled by the Australian Border Force.


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06 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic Controversy: Rafael Nadal Reacts, Says There Are 'Consequences' For What We Do

Jayanta Oinam

Novak Djokovic was granted a medical exemption to compete in the Australian Open 2021 but his visa for entry into Australia was revoked in the early hours of Thursday, local time, and he was detained.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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