Melbourne: The world’s number on Tennis star was detained for seven hours by Australian Border Force at Melbourne airport when the global tennis super arrives for Australia Open – one of the top grand slam tournament for tennis.
Australian Prime Minister has confirmed the cancellation of Mr Djokovic’s visa and the tennis star’s lawyers are in the process of appealing the decision.
Djokovic’s father has explosive statement threatening Australian government to go on a street protest earlier if Australian Border Force keeps detaining his son.
The Australian Minister for Department of Home Affairs Karen Andrews says the government makes no apologies for keeping strong border protection arrangement, citing no one gets special treatment, the Minister posted on her social media in which she shared the Prime Minister posted on the issue.
It is understood Australian Federal government is asking Victorian government to provide the evidence of the exemption being provided to the tennis star.
Mr Djokovic will be sent home from the Melbourne airport if the appeal is rejected.