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Australian Open 2022: Nick Kyrgios takes Novak Djokovic’s side on detention and deportation, says ‘Australia must do better’

Insidesport | 07/01/2022 03:31 PM | Click to read full article

Nick Kyrgios takes Novak Djokovic’s side on detention and deportation, says ‘Australia must do better’ Djokovic, who has won a record nine Australian Open titles, was detained at the Melbourne airport on Wednesday evening and his entry visa, supported by an medical exemption from the country’s vaccination requirements, was revoked.

Federal Border Force officials at the airport said Djokovic was unable to justify the grounds for his exemption.