Novak Djokovic got off to a rough start to its 2022 season. His refusal to be vaccinated and subsequently expelled from the Australian Open dominated the headlines this year.
The Serb faced a tough test in Australia, initially he was granted a ‘medical exemption’ to enter the country. But was then detained by the border police upon his arrival. This order was later overturned in federal court and it appears that the Serbs will be granted protection Australian Open Crown. But a few days later the immigration minister, Alex Hawke decided to upset his personal authority, and Djokovic’s visa was later canceled and he was deported from Australia.
After being deported, Djokovic kept a low profile and said he would only issue a statement about his challenge in Australia after the tournament was over. He stayed true to his word and gave an exclusive interview to the BBC, shortly after the conclusion of the Australian Open. In his in-depth interview, the 20-time Grand Slam champion talked about the difficult time he endured Down Under and also revealed that he will stand by his stance of being Covid-free. jab and as a result be willing to miss the tournament.
Djokovic explains his reasoning behind choosing BBC for his first interview
In an interview with Serbian media outlet Sportklub, Djokovic revealed the reason he chose BBC in the local media. Serb thinks that if he gives an interview to a shop he knows, others will accuse him of staging the interview, so he wants to avoid such accusations.
“If I call someone with whom I have a good relationship, they’ll say: ‘Here he is, he’s setting up an interview so they don’t ask him anything, he runs away from situations. embarrassed, he’s hiding something” That’s the biggest reason why I called them. The people who criticize me the most can come and ask me anything they want“I said.
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