Three Australian federal judges unanimously agreed to the legality of Immigration Minister Alex Hawke's decision about the defending Australian Open champion.
The viral image is cheekily alluding to the card providers' old rivalry in the context of the unvaccinated tennis star's deportation from Australia.
The world's top men's tennis player was deported from Australia for not being vaccinated against COVID-19, ending a long-running saga that made headlines.
An American could now advance to the third round at the Australian Open in what seemed to be Djokovic's easy path.
With Novak Djokovic's hopes of playing in the Australian Open dashed after he was deported, we look at the remaining favorites to win the tournament.
Djokovic has been the No. 1 player in the world for 354 weeks. He's won 20 grand slam titles, with nine of them coming at the Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic may or may not play the 2022 Australian Open that starts Monday morning in Melbourne. Search trends discovered those wanting ticket refunds are significantly higher.
Former Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremić told Newsweek the tennis champion was made "a scapegoat."
Tennis World Number 1 Djokovic has had his visa removed (again) only days before the start of the Australian Open tennis tournament.
The tennis star's medical exemption from a COVID-19 vaccine is currently under review.
Djokovic, whom the Australian government is still considering deporting via other means, thanked fans for "standing with me through all this and encouraging me to stay strong."
Opposition lawmakers seized on the opportunity to use the tennis player's situation to criticize the government.
Judge Anthony Kelly ruled that the Australian government must release the 34-year-old Serbian and pay his legal fees.
Some players have sympathized with Djokovic's situation, while others have said if he was vaccinated, there wouldn't have been any drama.
Renata Voráčová found herself in the same immigration hotel as Novak Djokovic after her visa was cancelled, choosing to leave Australia.
The tennis star's detainment comes as Melbourne, where the Australian Open is held, is experiencing a massive surge in COVID cases.
People in Serbia are protesting Djokovic's denied entry into Australia ahead of the Australian Open, and his father says it's an attack on his son and Serbia.
The world No. 1 tennis player's visa to enter Australia was canceled for not meeting the requirements for an exemption to COVID-19 vaccination rules.
"Novak Djokovic was made an example of to intimidate other people," one tweet read. "A set up from the very start."
Djokovic is the No. 1 player in the world and nine-time Australian Open champion, including the last three years.
Djokovic announced Tuesday that he had received a medical exemption to COVID vaccine requirements that would allow him to play in the upcoming Australian Open.
Tennis star Novak Djokovic informed his fans he would be playing in the Australian Open starting Monday, January 17 2022.
The first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title will skip the beginning of the 2022 tennis season next month.
"I was so frightened that afternoon, never thinking that this thing could happen," Peng's post said.
Williams lost 6-3, 6-4 to the world No. 3 in the Australian Open semi-final at Melbourne Park as her wait for a 24th Grand Slam title goes on.
The 114th-seed at the Australian Open is the lowest-ranked player to reach the semifinal of a Grand Slam tournament in two decades.
Novak Djokovic chases a second consecutive and an eighth overall title in Melbourne, while Dominic Thiem looks for a first Grand Slam title
Sofia Kenin could become the first American in three years to win the Australian Open, while Garbine Muguruza searches for a third Grand Slam title.
Kenin has overcome an extraordinary journey from Moscow to Miami, and now needs one more win in Melbourne to capture her first major tennis title.
The winners of the last five Australian Opens meet in the semifinals at Melbourne Park for the first time since 2016.