Live Updates: Novak Djokovic’s Visa Is Canceled Again by Australia

Novak Djokovic, the top player in men’s tennis and its leading vaccine skeptic, has had his visa canceled for the second time by the government of Australia, where he had arrived last week hoping to defend his Australian Open title.

Here’s a look at how the standoff has unfolded:

A surprise exemption gave Djokovic an apparent chance to avoid Australia’s tough vaccination rules.

Djokovic has won the last three Australian Open men’s singles championships, and a record nine in his career. But he has received scrutiny for his unscientific beliefs, including his support for a claim that positive emotions can purify toxic water or food, and he has shunned the coronavirus vaccine.


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