Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup trophy after beating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to win the 2021 Australian Open. Photo: AFP
Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup trophy after beating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to win the 2021 Australian Open. Photo: AFP

Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open vaccine exemption sparks anger from Melbourne netizens – ‘expect a hostile reception’

  • World No 1 receives ‘medical exemption’ to compete at first grand slam tournament of 2022 season
  • Nine-time champ’s tweet criticised as ‘insensitive’ by locals on social media – ‘we’ve done it hard here in recent times’

Topic |   2022 Australian Open
Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup trophy after beating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to win the 2021 Australian Open. Photo: AFP
Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup trophy after beating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to win the 2021 Australian Open. Photo: AFP
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