World tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic returned to practice time after winning a court challenge to stay in Australia on Monday.
Djokovic posted a photo of himself to the court at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne Park on Twitter to thank the judge for his release from immigration detention.
I’m glad the judge overturned my visa cancellation.Nevertheless, I want to stay and compete @AustralianOpen
I keep focusing on it. I flew here and played at one of the most important events held in front of great fans. ? pic.twitter.com/iJVbMfQ037
— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) January 10, 2022
Serbian tennis players continued to focus on bidding for the record 21st Grand Slam championship in Melbourne, his tweet said.
Djokovic’s family welcomed the “greatest victory” of his life and said the fight to overturn his visa cancellation would only strengthen him at the Australian Open.
Australian fans and Serbian returnees welcomed the news that Judge Anthony Kelly decided that the Australian Federal Government’s decision to cancel Djokovic’s visa was “irrational.” After he was informed of his intention to cancel his visa.
The family of tennis stars, including Brother George, was pleased with the decision.
“I have to say how much I respect Judge Kelly and how he led the whole court process. It’s detailed, very thorough, very neutral, and he in front of his family. I would like to thank him for leading the process in such a way, showing the whole truth to the world and showing nothing but the truth. “
A spokesman for Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said he was considering using his personal power to revoke Djokovic’s visa again. This may include a three-year ban on re-entry.
According to court documents, Djokovic tested positive for COVID-19 on December 16 and was granted medical exemption to Australia.
Spanish rival Rafael Nadal called the drama surrounding the preparation for the tournament “circus”.
“Whether I agree with Djokovic or not, Justice said he has the right to participate in the Australian Open, and I think that’s the fairest decision,” Nadal said on Spanish radio. I told Ondasero.