Novak Djokovic wins court battle to stay in Australia

  1. Tennis star Novak Djokovic has won a court battle that overturns the cancellation of his Australian visa
  2. His lawyers argued the cancellation was unreasonable and the judge agreed
  3. His family are set to address the media in the Serbian capital Belgrade and say Djokovic will join via video link
  4. A car with tinted windows earlier left his lawyers’ offices but the tennis player is yet to make any public appearance
  5. Australia’s immigration minister still has powers to re-cancel the visa and deport the tennis player
  6. The government insists that Djokovic’s recent Covid infection does not exempt him from vaccine requirements
  7. The unvaccinated world number one was dramatically denied entry at Melbourne airport last week
  8. The Australian Open begins on 17 January and if Djokovic wins, he will become the most successful men’s player in history

BBC