MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic was reported to be again in immigration detention Saturday after his authorized problem to keep away from being deported from Australia for being unvaccinated for COVID-19 was moved to a better court docket.
A Federal Court hearing has been scheduled for Sunday, a day earlier than the boys’s No. 1-ranked tennis participant and nine-time Australian Open champion was as a consequence of start his title protection on the first Grand Slam tennis match of the yr.
Police closed down a lane behind the constructing the place Djokovic’s legal professionals are primarily based and two autos exited the constructing mid-afternoon native time on Saturday. In tv footage, Djokovic may very well be seen sporting a face masks behind a automobile close to an immigration detention lodge.
The Australian Related Press reported that Djokovic was again in detention. He spent 4 nights confined to a lodge close to downtown Melbourne earlier than being launched final Monday when he received a court docket problem on procedural grounds towards his first visa cancellation.