The tenth tennis participant on the planet, Ons Jaber, defended Novak Djokovic, who continues to be ready for the choice of the Minister of Immigration, Alex Hawke, on potential deportation.
The identify of the primary tennis participant on the planet was within the draw for the primary Grand Slam event of the season, and it was determined that Djokovic will play in opposition to his compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic at the beginning, nonetheless, uncertainty about his keep in Australia continues to be current.
Tunisian Jaber referred to the controversy over the visa that accompanied Novak’s entry into Australia, emphasizing that the Serb was granted a medical exemption earlier than arriving in Melbourne and that he shouldn’t be blamed for the occasions that passed off later.
Jaber emphasised that she hopes that Djokovic shouldn’t be a sufferer of the political recreation, but additionally that she was not stunned that the Serbian tennis participant did all the pieces in his energy to take part within the Australian Open, contemplating that he’s chasing a file twenty first Grand Slam title.
– I hope the reason being not political as individuals say. I really feel he is happening a historic trip this season, particularly on the Australian Open. He noticed an opportunity to get an exemption, which he used, and you may’t blame him for that – says Jaber.
The 27-year-old Tunisian lady believes that individuals ought to respect Djokovic’s place on vaccination and never attempt to impose their opinion on him.
– I really feel that some gamers blame him for coming, and a few don’t. It must be revered that he doesn’t wish to be vaccinated. It is his selection. In the event that they did not need him to come back, why did they offer him an exemption and all that? This can be very tough what is occurring to him. The scenario may be very, very tough – added Žaber.
The Australian Open begins on January 17, and Djokovic ought to defend the title.