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4 hours ago

Djokovic lands in Serbia as questions arise over French Open

Novak Djokovic has returned home after being thwarted from defending his Australian Open title only to face a new predicament: He could be barred from the French Open this year, too, if he’s still not vaccinated against COVID-19
4 hours ago
January 17, 2022, 2:19 PM

Novak Djokovic leaves Australia after losing visa appeal

The decision by the Australian government put an end to the tennis star's hopes of defending his title at the Australian Open.
January 17, 2022, 2:19 PM
Novak Djokovic leaves Australia after losing visa appeal
January 17, 2022, 12:16 PM

Djokovic leaves Australia after losing appeal to reinstate visa

Novak Djokovic has lost his Federal Court fight to stay in Australia. His application has been dismissed and the government's decision has been upheld.
January 17, 2022, 12:16 PM
Djokovic leaves Australia after losing appeal to reinstate visa
January 17, 2022, 11:01 AM

Djokovic out, but vaccine debate stays in Australian Open

Djokovic left Australia when he failed to overturn his visa cancellation.
January 17, 2022, 11:01 AM
Djokovic out, but vaccine debate stays in Australian Open
January 17, 2022, 7:45 AM

Novak Djokovic to miss Australian Open

The Serbian tennis star flew out of Australia overnight after a final ruling on his deportation.
January 17, 2022, 7:45 AM
Novak Djokovic to miss Australian Open
January 16, 2022, 5:05 PM

Analysis: Novak Djokovic's legal loss is loss for Open, fans

Novak Djokovic’s deportation from Australia and his lost chance to seek a record 21st Grand Slam title leave a lot of unknowns about his future in tennis
January 16, 2022, 5:05 PM
Analysis: Novak Djokovic's legal loss is loss for Open, fans
January 16, 2022, 4:22 PM

Novak Djokovic will not play Australian open

Australian judges confirmed a decision to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa. . The tennis star will not be able to defend his Grand Slam title.
January 16, 2022, 4:22 PM
Novak Djokovic will not play Australian open
January 16, 2022, 9:59 AM

TIMELINE: Djokovic's failed bid to play in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic’s attempt to play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19 has come to an end after a court upheld a government minister’s rejection of his visa
January 16, 2022, 9:59 AM
TIMELINE: Djokovic's failed bid to play in Australian Open
January 16, 2022, 5:32 AM

Will Novak Djokovic be allowed to compete?

The Serbian tennis star has been battling to play in the Australian Open despite his vaccination status.
January 16, 2022, 5:32 AM
Will Novak Djokovic be allowed to compete?
January 15, 2022, 11:23 PM

Novak Djokovic faces deportation after judge revokes visa

Djokovic will spend the night in detention ahead of a court appearance.
January 15, 2022, 11:23 PM
Novak Djokovic faces deportation after judge revokes visa
January 15, 2022, 5:10 PM

Rising above reality: How Djokovic bends his mind to succeed

To his critics, Novak Djokovic has been reckless in the face of the pandemic.
January 15, 2022, 5:10 PM
January 15, 2022, 4:07 PM

Novak Djokovic in limbo 2 days before Australian Open as visa canceled again

Novak Djokovic in limbo as Australian visa canceled again
January 15, 2022, 4:07 PM
Novak Djokovic in limbo 2 days before Australian Open as visa canceled again
January 14, 2022, 3:40 PM

Australia revokes Djokovic’s visa

Australian minister for immigration Alex Hawke announced he was using his power to cancel Djokovic's visa on "health and good order grounds, on the basis that it was in the public interest to do so."
January 14, 2022, 3:40 PM
Australia revokes Djokovic’s visa
January 14, 2022, 2:44 PM

Djokovic’s Australian visa canceled for a second time

The decision follows the tennis star’s admission that he did not isolate after developing COVID last month, and was not truthful on travel documents. ABC’s Andrew Dymburt has more.
January 14, 2022, 2:44 PM
Djokovic’s Australian visa canceled for a second time
January 12, 2022, 2:57 PM

Djokovic posts statement as questions build over COVID timeline

The tennis star posted a lengthy statement on Instagram attempting to clarify the timeline surrounding his positive COVID test on Dec. 16 and his subsequent appearances at public events.
January 12, 2022, 2:57 PM
Djokovic posts statement as questions build over COVID timeline
January 12, 2022, 12:53 PM

Novak Djokovic apologizes for 'error of judgement' in new statement

The tennis player is currently fighting his deportation from Australia.
January 12, 2022, 12:53 PM
Novak Djokovic apologizes for 'error of judgement' in new statement
January 12, 2022, 12:52 PM

Novak Djokovic's Australian travel entry form questioned by officials

Tennis star Novak Djokovic may have won Monday's court battle to revoke his visa but his tussle with the Australian government doesn't appear to be over just yet.
January 12, 2022, 12:52 PM
Novak Djokovic's Australian travel entry form questioned by officials
January 11, 2022, 5:35 PM

Djokovic back into swing in Australia, visa questions linger

ennis star Novak Djokovic has held a practice session at Melbourne Park.
January 11, 2022, 5:35 PM
Djokovic back into swing in Australia despite visa concerns
January 11, 2022, 5:19 PM

Novak Djokovic returns to training after Australian visa battle

The tennis star is free to be in Australia after spending days detained at a quarantine facility, but federal officials have indicated the minister of immigration could cancel his visa once again.
January 11, 2022, 5:19 PM
Novak Djokovic returns to training after Australian visa battle
January 11, 2022, 12:46 PM

EXPLAINER: Why Australia faces a tough call on Djokovic

Officials are caught in a bureaucratic, political and legal tustle.
January 11, 2022, 12:46 PM
EXPLAINER: Why Australia faces a tough call on Djokovic
January 11, 2022, 11:33 AM

Tennis star Novak Djokovic wins visa appeal in Australia

The Australian government has overturned a decision to cancel Novak Djokovic's visa and the tennis star will be released from immigration detention.
January 11, 2022, 11:33 AM
Tennis star Novak Djokovic wins visa appeal in Australia
January 11, 2022, 4:41 AM

Novak Djokovic thanks fans for their support on social media

A judge overturned the Australian government’s decision to cancel the star tennis player’s visa over vaccine requirements. It is still unclear if he will be able to play in the 2021 Australian Open.
January 11, 2022, 4:41 AM
Novak Djokovic thanks fans for their support on social media
January 10, 2022, 11:54 PM

Supporters of Novak Djokovic celebrate visa appeal in Australia

Supporters of Novak Djokovic celebrated outside the courthouse where a judge's ruling overturned the tennis player's visa cancellation.
January 10, 2022, 11:54 PM
Supporters of Novak Djokovic celebrate visa appeal in Australia
January 10, 2022, 9:02 PM

Judge says Djokovic can stay in Australia but saga not over

Novak Djokovic has returned to the tennis court for training, having won a legal battle to stay in Australia and play in the Australian Open after his exemption from strict coronavirus vaccine rules was questioned
January 10, 2022, 9:02 PM
January 10, 2022, 3:42 PM

Novak Djokovic wins legal battle to stay in Australia

A federal judge upheld the tennis star’s appeal to stay in the country and be allowed to defend his title in the Australian Open after the Australian government revoked his travel visa over vaccines.
January 10, 2022, 3:42 PM
Novak Djokovic wins legal battle to stay in Australia
January 10, 2022, 5:38 AM

Novak Djokovic fights to play in Australian Open

The Serbian tennis star remains detained over a COVID-19 protocol dispute.
January 10, 2022, 5:38 AM
Novak Djokovic fights to play in Australian Open
January 9, 2022, 6:32 PM

Djokovic thanks fans as he awaits court decision on Australian visa

Novak Djokovic spoke out for the first time since his visa was canceled just before the start of the Austrailian Open. He has not revealed his vaccination status.
January 9, 2022, 6:32 PM
Djokovic thanks fans as he awaits court decision on Australian visa
January 9, 2022, 3:44 PM

Tennis star Novak Djokovic still in limbo

Djokovic received a vaccine exemption that has fallen into dispute with the Australian government, but he could be hours away from knowing whether he will be permitted to stay in the country.
January 9, 2022, 3:44 PM
Tennis star Novak Djokovic still in limbo
January 7, 2022, 9:47 PM

'I can feel it': Djokovic sends thanks for the support

Djokovic is spending one of his important religious holidays in detention.
January 7, 2022, 9:47 PM
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic spends religious day in detention
January 7, 2022, 5:30 PM

Djokovic's fans in Serbia protest his detention in Australia

Hundreds of Novak Djokovic’s supporters have gathered at a rally in downtown Belgrade to protest his confinement in Australia after his entry was denied by border authorities because of COVID-19 vaccination regulations
January 7, 2022, 5:30 PM
Djokovic's fans in Serbia protest his detention in Australia
January 7, 2022, 4:53 PM

Novak Djokovic in isolation in Australia as tennis star appeals visa cancellation

The No. 1 tennis star is currently in a Melbourne hotel quarantine facility until at least Monday as he appeals the government’s cancellation of his visa over his vaccine medical exemption.
January 7, 2022, 4:53 PM
Novak Djokovic in isolation in Australia as tennis star appeals visa cancellation
January 7, 2022, 9:01 AM

Tennis star Novak Djokovic fights to stay at Australian Open

Novak Djokovoic was confined to an immigration detention hotel and could face deportation from Australia after he was initially granted a medical exemption from being vaccinated against COVID-19.
January 7, 2022, 9:01 AM
Tennis star Novak Djokovic fights to stay at Australian Open
January 7, 2022, 7:36 AM

Djokovic in limbo amid Australian political tussle over COVID vaccination status

The world’s top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic remains on Australian soil -- for now at least -- after having his visa to enter the country cancelled.
January 7, 2022, 7:36 AM
Djokovic in limbo amid Australian political tussle
January 7, 2022, 5:38 AM

Djokovic in limbo as he fights deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic will stay in immigration detention in Australia.
January 7, 2022, 5:38 AM
Djokovic in limbo as he fights deportation from Australia
January 6, 2022, 6:17 PM

Novak Djokovic refused entry to Australia over vaccine controversy

The Australian Border Forces canceled the tennis star’s visa after they deemed he “failed to provide appropriate evidence to meet entry requirements” into the country.
January 6, 2022, 6:17 PM
Novak Djokovic refused entry to Australia over vaccine controversy
January 6, 2022, 1:04 PM

Djokovic denied entry into country ahead of Australian Open

The tennis star could be deported from the country.
January 6, 2022, 1:04 PM
Djokovic denied entry into country ahead of Australian Open
January 6, 2022, 7:29 AM

Tennis star Novak Djokovic's visa canceled ahead of Australian Open

Novak Djokovic is facing backlash ahead of the Australian Open after he received a medical exemption that allowed him to still play while avoiding the country's strict COVID-19 mandate.
January 6, 2022, 7:29 AM
Tennis star Novak Djokovic's visa canceled ahead of Australian Open
January 6, 2022, 2:29 AM

Novak Djokovic faces ‘great lesson’ after visa canceled: Christine Brennan

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with USA Today columnist Christine Brennan on the debate over athletes and vaccines after Novak Djokovic was denied entry into Australia ahead of the Australian Open.
January 6, 2022, 2:29 AM
Novak Djokovic faces ‘great lesson’ after visa canceled: Christine Brennan
January 5, 2022, 3:40 PM

Novak Djokovic heads to Australia Open without disclosing vaccination status

The tennis superstar has caused outrage among many Australians after announcing he will be allowed to defend his title at the tournament because of an "exemption permission."
January 5, 2022, 3:40 PM
Novak Djokovic heads to Australia Open without disclosing vaccination status
January 5, 2022, 4:14 AM

Djokovic given medical exemption to play at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic looks to be heading to the Australian Open.
January 5, 2022, 4:14 AM
Djokovic says he has 'exemption permission' for Australia
1 month ago

Nadal positive for virus after returning from Abu Dhabi

Rafael Nadal says he tested positive for the coronavirus after playing in an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi
1 month ago
Nadal positive for virus after returning from Abu Dhabi
2 months ago

New images of tennis star Peng Shuai does little to ease concern

China’s government controlled media showed photos and videos that purported tennis star Peng Shuai smiling in public. Some still fear for her immediate safety and well-being.
2 months ago
New images of tennis star Peng Shuai does little to ease concern
2 months ago

New images released of missing Chinese tennis star

Photos and videos released supposedly show Peng Shuai alive and well after concerns of her welfare were sparked when she accused a senior Chinese leader of sexual assault.
2 months ago
New images released of missing Chinese tennis star
2 months ago

Venus Williams discusses 'King Richard' biopic about her, her father and sister, Serena

Venus Williams said the film "King Richard" highlights the significance of her family's role in the making of two pro tennis champions.
2 months ago
Venus Williams discusses 'King Richard' biopic
2 months ago

1-on-1 with Venus Williams

The tennis star discusses the release of the new biopic, "King Richard" which tells the story of her life playing the sport with her sister, while guided by their hands-on father.
2 months ago
1-on-1 with Venus Williams
2 months ago

Professional tennis community voices concern for Chinese player

Serena Williams is the latest major tennis star to voice concern for player Peng Shuai, who hasn’t been seen since she claimed she was sexually assaulted by a former Chinese official weeks ago.
2 months ago
Professional tennis community voices concern for Chinese player
2 months ago

Concerns over missing tennis star Peng Shuai

Shuai has not been seen in public since accusing a former Chinese official of sexually assaulting her three years ago. Chinese state-run media claims she recanted the allegation and is safe at home.
2 months ago
Concerns over missing tennis star Peng Shuai
4 months ago

Naomi Osaka announces probable return

On HBO’s “The Shop,” the tennis star hinted that she may soon be ready to come back to the court.
4 months ago
Naomi Osaka announces probable return
4 months ago

Raducanu back in Britain and in demand after US Open win

Emma Raducanu’s life has been turned upside down since winning the U.S. Open title as an 18-year-old qualifier and she’s still struggling to get to grips with what has happened
4 months ago
4 months ago

By the Numbers: Emma Raducanu’s epic US open run

A look at 18-year-old tennis phenom Emma Raducanu’s historic women’s championship win at the U.S. Open. She's the first British woman to win a major tournament in 44 years.
4 months ago
By the Numbers: Emma Raducanu’s epic US open run