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Novak Djokovic’s participation in the Australian Open remained in limbo on Wednesday after he admitted to taking part in a personal interview despite knowing he was positive for Covid, while Australia discussed whether his travel documents On questions about the cancellation of his visa. Here is a timeline of the major events:

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October 19, 2021Djokovic says Serbian newspaper Chamak He will not reveal his vaccination status as the premier of the Australian Open’s host state has warned that unvaccinated players will not be allowed to enter Australia.

December 7, 2021Djokovic has been named as part of the Serbian squad for the ATP Cup team tournament scheduled for the first week of January in Sydney, amid uncertainty about his eligibility for entry into Australia.

December 8, 2021The 20-time Grand Slam winner has been named in the players’ entry list for the Australian Open, although there is a lack of clarity about his eligibility to enter Australia.

December 14, 2021Djokovic attends a basketball match in Belgrade, Serbia, where he is photographed with a player who tests positive for COVID-19 the next day.

December 16, 2021tennis star claims On January 12 that this was the date he took a rapid antigen test, which returned a negative result – he said that he submitted a nasal swab for a PCR test in the afternoon, which returned a positive result.

December 16, 2021Later in the day, Djokovic attends an event organized by the Serbian National Postal Service. honor him,

December 17, 2021Djokovic goes maskless With young tennis players during an event in Serbia, but after claims He had tested negative on a rapid antigen test before the incident and later came to know about his positive PCR test in the evening, around 24 hours after the result was generated.

December 18, 2021Djokovic takes part In a photoshoot and interview organized by the French game publisher Team, despite being aware that he is positive, but claims the interview was socially distant and that he wore a mask at all times, except when photographs of him were taken. Djokovic claims he canceled all other scheduled events for the day and entered isolation.

December 18, 2021Djokovic takes part In a photoshoot and interview organized by the French game publisher Team, despite being aware that he is positive, but claims the interview was socially distant and that he wore a mask at all times, except when photographs of him were taken. Djokovic claims he canceled all other scheduled events for the day and entered isolation.

December 22, 2021In the second PCR test, Djokovic tested negative for Covid-19.

December 25, 2021Djokovic was seen playing tennis on the streets of Belgrade Video Posted on social media and posed for later Photo With Serbian handball player Petar Jordjic.

31 December 2021according to local media reports, Djokovic was seen training in the Spanish city of Marabella, where he owns a house.

4 January 2022Djokovic posts a picture himself on social media as he prepares to fly from Spain to Australia and announces that he has been exempted to play at the Australian Open.

5 January 2022The nine-time Australian Open champion lands in Melbourne and is immediately detained by Australian border authorities.

6 January 2022The top tennis star’s visa has been revoked and taken into immigration custody, while her lawyers have filed an appeal against the decision.

10 January 2022An Australian court ruled in Djokovic’s favor and ordered the Australian government to cancel the visa cancellations.

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