Novak Djokovic detained in Australia ahead of decisive immigration hearing

Novak Djokovic detained in Australia ahead of decisive immigration hearing

Melbourne (CNN)Novak Djokovic was detained by Australian border authorities on Saturday morning, as per a court-ordered arrangement decided Friday. Djokovic, the world's top-ranked men's tennis player, has had his visa revoked twice by immigration officials because he is not vaccinated against Covid-19. The tennis star was interviewed by the Australian Border Force at 8 a.m. Saturday local time (4 p.m. ET Friday). It was agreed between both parties in the case that the location would remain "undisclosed" to the public in order to keep the tennis star safe and avoid a "media circus." Djokovic is expected to spend Saturday night in pre-immigration detention as his case is debated in Australia's Federal Court. At the initial hearing on Saturday, Justice David O'Callaghan, who is presiding over the case, said that the …
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