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Djokovic argues he had Australia green light because of recent COVID infection

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By Courtney Walsh and Byron Kaye MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic said in a legal challenge on Saturday to being refused entry to Australia that he had been given medical exemption from vaccination against COVID-19 because he had contracted the illness last month. In a court filing ahead of a hearing on Monday over his visa cancellation Djokovic said he had received the exemption from tournament organiser Tennis Australia, with a follow-up letter from the Department of Home Affairs saying he was allowed into the country. The Serbian player, hoping to win his 21st Gr…

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