The Washington Post reports:
It was deja vu for Novak Djokovic on Saturday as the tennis star was detained for a second time by Australian authorities and placed back in the very same hotel he’d triumphantly left just this week.
The strange scene of the world’s top-ranked men’s player again being escorted into a hotel housing asylum seekers came on the eve of a court hearing to decide whether Djokovic will be deported or allowed to remain in the country to compete in the Australian Open.
A day earlier, Australia’s immigration minister had canceled Djokovic’s visa for the second time on the grounds that the unvaccinated tennis player’s presence might incite anti-vaccine sentiment Down Under.
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A strange day in Melbourne that felt like the quiet before the storm, as journalists searched for a sight of #Djokovic and the tennis player prepped for the legal battle looming tomorrow
— Michael Miller (@MikeMillerDC) January 15, 2022