Djokovic’s Australian Open hopes in balance as visa cancelled again

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Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic’s participation in the Australian Open next week is in severe jeopardy after his visa to enter the country was cancelled for a second time by Immigration Minister Alex Hawke on Friday. Hawke said in a statement he had used 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.” Djokovic’s appeal will be heard by the Federal Court on Sunday after Judge Anthony Kelly of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, in an emergency hearing late Friday, referred the case. It was ag…

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