Novak Djokovic ought to ‘simply go house’


Novak Djokovic remains to be in Melbourne, ready to listen to if he’ll be deported or if he’ll be getting an opportunity at his twenty first Grand Slam, however Martina Navratilova thinks he ought to pack it in now.

“The best thing for Novak to do, I think, would be just say, ‘You know what, there are too many mistakes, this is not OK,’ and the right thing to do is just to go home,” Navratilova, an 18-time singles Grand Slam winner, told Sunrise this week. “It’s just the right thing to do, but I don’t think he will do that because he wants that 21st title.”

Djokovic has come underneath hearth for his refusal to be vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19, throwing his potential to stay in Australia into doubt. The nation requires a sound medical exemption for unvaccinated individuals to enter. Djokovic claims to have one since he contracted the virus in mid-December.

That, too, has been the supply of controversy. Djokovic was photographed in public and with kids the day after he says he examined optimistic for COVID.

Novak Djokovic’s visa “on health and good order grounds”. in 2018Novak Djokovic had his vise canceled for a second time on Friday, however has not been deported from Australia but.John Walton/PA/Sipa USA

Australian immigration minister Alex Hawks canceled Djokovic’s visa for a second time on Friday, although a federal choose ordered the tennis star not be eliminated previous to his attraction being heard.

Navratilova mentioned she thinks Djokovic ought to set his beliefs apart to get the jab.

WTA Legend Ambassador Martina Navratilova attends the Official Draw Ceremony and Gala Evening before the 2021 Akron WTA FinalsMartina Navratilova had some harsh phrases for Djokovic, suggesting he simply go house now — and get the COVID vaccine already.Getty Images

“Your personal beliefs have to be trumped by what is good for the greater good for those around you and your peers,” Navratilova mentioned. “If I have been in the identical state of affairs and I didn’t need the vaccine, frightened about what it would do to my physique, all people else is doing it as a result of it’s the proper factor to do and the nation calls for it.

“He had a choice not to get vaccinated and he had a choice not to play and he had a choice once he tested positive not to go out.”

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