New Delhi: As the brand new Grand Slam season is about to start with the graduation of the Australian Open 2022 on January 17, headlines are being grabbed by World Quantity One Novak Djokovic however not for tennis causes.
The world No 1 in an Instagram submit assertion on Wednesday referred to as to squash “persevering with misinformation” about his actions in December earlier than he got here to Australia.
Embroiled within the visa controversy in Australia, the Serbian admitted to being examined covid constructive however his visa software type for Australia was full of unsuitable data which he termed as “human error” from his agent.
On the visa type, Djokovic stated he had not traveled within the 14 days earlier than his flight to Australia. Nonetheless, a number of studies recommend he was noticed in Spain and Serbia in that two-week interval.
Djokovic stated he’d taken speedy assessments that had been unfavorable within the days earlier than he returned a constructive on a take a look at he undertook out of an abundance of warning as a result of he was asymptomatic.
In a clarification assertion on Wednesday, Djokovic addressed the journey declaration was submitted on his behalf by his assist staff. His agent sincerely apologises for the executive mistake in ticking the inaccurate field.
“This was a human error and definitely not deliberate”, he wrote.
Djokovic received a authorized battle on Monday permitting him to remain within the nation, however he nonetheless faces the prospect of deportation as a result of he isn’t vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.