Australia revokes Novak Djokovic’s visa for a second time
14 January 2022 | 8:35 am
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation once again after Australia's immigration minister used his powers to tear up Djokovic's visa. The player could still dispute the decision in court.
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