Australian judge to hold emergency Novak Djokovic hearing Friday: court

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Melbourne, Australia Published: Jan 14, 2022, 03:53 PM(IST)

Djokovic boards plane bound for Dubai after court upholds visa cancellation Photograph:( AFP )

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"A directions hearing will be conducted tonight at 8:45 pm (0945 GMT) before Judge Anthony Kelly of the Federal Circuit Court," a court spokesman said in a statement.

The Australian judge who blocked Novak Djokovic's deportation scheduled an emergency hearing late Friday, after the government cancelled the tennis star's visa for a second time.

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"A directions hearing will be conducted tonight at 8:45 pm (0945 GMT) before Judge Anthony Kelly of the Federal Circuit Court," a court spokesman said in a statement.

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