Andy Murray sympathizes for Novak Djokovic as he gets deported from Australia

Andy Murray feels sympathy for Novak Djokovic as the player’s appeal against deportation gets dismissed and has to fly back to his country.

Novak Djokovic’s long-time rival, Andy Murray expresses his feelings for Djokovic after the World’s No.1 tennis player has to let go of his dream of winning the title of record 21 Grand Slam at the Australia Open 2022.

Djokovic’s visa gets cancelled by the Australian authorities as the player was unvaccinated against COVID-19. The 34-year-old is returning to his country as the tournament begins on Monday.

Former World Champion, Andy Murray who had lost against Novak Djokovic four times at the Australia Open finals said that he feels for his old rival. He also says that the deportation of Djokovic is not good for the Tournament as it is finer when all the top players participate in the event.

Murray further added that he has known Novak since they were 12 years old. Novak is someone that he respects and felt bad when he was in detention. The issue of Djokovic breaking the rule of not being vaccinated according to Australian rules has entirely shattered the build-up of the Australia Open.

“The situation has not been good all-round for anyone. It feels everything here happened extremely last minute and that’s why it became a mess”, said Andy Murray to Reuters.

Novak Djokovic was the first player to get detained by the immigration authorities on January 6. Later he was ordered to be released by the court on January 10 and then again gets detained on Saturday.

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