The decision of the Australian authorities, this Wednesday, to cancel the ban imposed on entering the country for a period of three years, by decree in January, Novak Djokovic – he was detained for a week in an immigration center, before being deported to Serbia, due to problems with the same bureaucratic procedure, and the failure to vaccinate against Covid- 19, a requirement demanded by the Oceania country and the then Canberra government – the 35-year-old Serbian tennis player welcomed with relief.
“I am very happy with this decision. Yes, I confirm that they changed the decision. I could not have received better news, ”Djokovic told reporters in Turin (Italy), on the sidelines of the ATP finals – where he has already reached the semi-finals -“ Knoll ”, Who has competed in 21 Grand Slam tournaments in his career, won the Australian Open most accurately: nine (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020 and 2021).In 2023, he could experience his victory Tenth in Melbourne.
“It was a relief, especially after what me and my closest friends have been through this year.  And what happened in Australia. The Australian Open is the most successful of all the Grand Slam tournaments, yes, and there are some of my fondest memories. Of course I want to go back there in 2023 and play tennis, which is the best thing I have ever done in my life, and enjoy a beautiful Australian summer,” the former world number one (now eighth in the rankings) said on the BBC.