Australia cancels visa of tennis No.1 Novak Djokovic

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World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has been denied entry to Australia over an issue with his visa.

The player arrived in Melbourne on Wednesday where authorities noticed a mistake on his application.

Djokovic was due to play in the Australian Open, after being exempted from vaccination rules.

He will be flown out of the country later on Thursday but his lawyers will challenge the decision, Australian media reports.

The Australian Prime minister just posted this message on his Twitter account.

Djokovic was one of 26 applicants who successfully applied for a vaccine exemption to enter the country in order to defend his Australian Open title, which he has won nine times previously.

World number 1 has repeatedly refused to reveal if he’s been jabbed and decried the medical apartheid that is being imposed via vaccine passports.

However, after some expressed anger that Djokovic was given special treatment, Morrison said the tennis player would be on the next plane home if his vaccine exemption reasons weren’t deemed valid.