Australia hits back at Djokovic: Nobody has guaranteed entry By Reuters

Australia hits back at Djokovic: Nobody has guaranteed entry By Reuters
4/4 Australia hits back at Djokovic: Nobody has guaranteed entry © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A supporter of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic rallies outside the Park Hotel, where the star athlete is believed to be held while he stays in Australia, in Melbourne, Australia, January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo 2/4

By Courtney Walsh and Byron Kaye

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government hit back hard at tennis star Novak Djokovic’s assertion that he was assured entry with a medical exemption from coronavirus vaccine requirements, pointing out in court papers filed Sunday that no foreigner has a guaranteed right to enter the country.

“There is no such thing as an assurance of entry by a non-citizen into Australia. Rather, there are criteria and conditions for entry, and reasons for refusal or cancellation of a visa,” the government said in a filing ahead of a…

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