Novak Djokovic is expected to compete in the 2023 Australian Open, according to Craig Tiley, the CEO of Tennis Australia, the governing body that oversees the sport in Australia.
After being deported from Down Under, Australia’s immigration laws dictate that Djokovic cannot be granted another visa for three years. However, the law also has a provision for the visa ban to be waived on special grounds.
Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed the same in an interview with Australian radio station 2GB.
“[The ban] does go over a three-year period, but there is the opportunity for them to return in the right circumstances and that would be considered at the time,” he said.
It looks like the 21-time Major winner is on course for his visa ban to be lifted as journalist Luis Alfredo Alvarez, who works as a commentator for ESPN Deportes, stated that Tiley confirmed Djokovic’s…