Australian authorities are interested in recognition of Djokovic in violation of rules


Australian officials have taken into account the new information that appeared in the case of the 20-time Grand Slam champion, the first racket of the world Serb Novak Djokovic.

The authorities are now investigating a new statement by Djokovic, in which he confessed to violating anti-covid measures in Serbia when he gave interviews to reporters knowing he was infected and even took off his mask while photographing. The journalists did not know about his illness. The authorities also reconsider that Djokovic incorrectly filled out the declaration, which is necessary when entering the country. Also, they are warned about his inconsistent words about the exact dates of his tests and actions.

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Djokovic previously admitted that he knew about his positive coronavirus test when he met with reporters in Belgrade in December. In Serbia, the maximum punishment for a person violating anti-covid rules is three years in prison. Novak did not tell reporters that he had a coronavirus and held a photo session without a mask on his face.

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Novak Djokovic is currently in Melbourne preparing for the Australian Open. The judge ruled that his visa was cancelled illegally, but he can still be deported – this is the right of the Minister of Immigration. Want to know more about tennis and don’t miss the important news? Subscribe to and receive the latest updates to your email.


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