Live Updates: Djokovic’s Lawyers Say He’s No Threat to Public Health

ImageNovak Djokovic was surrounded by photographers and other spectators on Sunday morning as he traveled by car to the office of his lawyers for a remote court hearing.
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Novak Djokovic is challenging the Australian government one last time in hopes of salvaging his chances to defend his Australian Open title despite his refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

A panel of three judges on Sunday was hearing arguments from Australian immigration officials and Djokovic, the top-ranked men’s tennis player in the world and the winner of nine men’s singles titles at the Australian Open, in Djokovic’s final effort to stay in the country.

The judges — whose decision will be final — are weighing whether the immigration minister, Alex Hawke, was within…

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