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Andy Murray says Novak Djokovic has ‘questions to answer’ as 20-time Grand Slam winner gives misleading information to Australian immigration authorities


Andy Murray admitted he was happy to see Novak Djokovic out of custody, but believes the world number one still has questions to answer.

Djokovic won his legal battle on Monday and saw the decision to cancel his visa overturned.

Djokovic was back in training for the Australian Open
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The 34-year-old headed straight for the training grounds but doubts remain about his participation in the Australian Open, with a number of potential obstacles in his way.

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke is still considering revoking Djokovic’s visa despite his court victory on Monday, which allowed the 34-year-old to leave his quarantine hotel and resume training in Melbourne

Australian media have reported that authorities are concerned about Djokovic’s claim on his registration form that he had not traveled in the 14 days prior to his arrival in Australia on January 6.

Andy Murray says Novak Djokovic has 'questions to answer' as 20-time Grand Slam winner gives misleading information to Australian immigration authorities
Djokovic faces anxious wait to see if his visa will be canceled again
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Social media posts seem to make it clear that Djokovic attended events in Belgrade and Marbella during the period in question. Djokovic allegedly claimed that Tennis Australia completed the form on his behalf.

In addition, there remain separate questions about Djokovic’s confirmed positive test on December 16 and his subsequent encounter with children at a public event in Belgrade the next day, who allegedly violated Serbia’s 14-day quarantine rules after. a positive test.

Murray, who has lost four Australian Open finals to Djokovic, has been asked to comment on the situation.

Andy Murray says Novak Djokovic has 'questions to answer' as 20-time Grand Slam winner gives misleading information to Australian immigration authorities
Murray gave his opinion on the latest developments in the Djokovic affair
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“It is positive that he is no longer in detention,” Murray told the BBC.

“There are still a few questions that need to be answered around the isolation, which I’m sure we’ll hear from him in the coming days.

“He won in court, which is good. It looks like he’s going to be able to play and compete at the Australian Open – we want the best players there, but there are still some unanswered questions.

“Until that happens, it’s hard to give a definitive opinion on everything.”

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