Novak Djokovic denied entry to Australia, seeking injunction to stop his removal

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By Courtney Walsh and John Mair MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic was denied entry into Australia on Thursday after initially being granted a medical exemption from the country’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements so he could play in the Australian Open. The tennis star, who was left stranded at Melbourne’s Tullamarine airport overnight amid a brewing political maelstrom, was issued a letter by the Australian government saying his visa had been denied and he would be removed from the country on Thursday, a source close to the tournament told Reuters. Australia’…

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