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After winning a court battle in Melbourne, Novak Djokovic returned to Rod Laver Arena

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Novak Djokovic returned to Rod Laver Arena

After winning a court battle in Melbourne, Australia, Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic tweeted an image of himself o his team at the Rod Laver Arena, the venue for the Australian Open (January 17-30).

Djokovic’s family said on Monday that his released from Australian immigration confinement. He was the “biggest victory of his life” and returned to training in preparation for the Australian Open.

“Novak is free, and he just went to the tennis court to practice,” Djokovic’s brother, Djordje, said during a press conference in Belgrade.

He is out there trying to break another record. He is an athlete and the all-time best tennis player in the world. Novak has always advocated for the freedom to choose. The Djokovic family is relieved that justice has been served.”

Novak Djokovic returned to Rod Laver Arena

Winning a court battle in Melbourne, Novak Djokovic returned to Rod Laver Arena.

On the other side, the Australian government has the option of deporting Djokovic. According to a spokesman for Immigration Minister Alex Hawke, he is considering using his authority to revoke Djokovic’s visa once more.

Judge Anthony Kelly ruled earlier on Monday that the federal government’s decision to cancel Djokovic’s visa was last week. Amid an altercation over his medical exemption from the Covid-19 vaccine, requirements were “unreasonable” and ordered his release.

“Truth and justice have prevailed, and I at this moment thank Australia’s legal system and judge Kelly. Who has been unbiased OR neutral as he considered all the facts? Since he (Djokovic) anchored at Melbourne airport, including the bullying he’s been subject to,” Djordje added.ount all the facts. Since he (Djokovic) anchored at Melbourne airport, including the bullying he’s been subject to,” Djordje added.

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Tsitsipas wins in the end in a five-set epic at the Australian Open

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Tsitsipas survives a five-set epic

On Monday, fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas wins an attritional fourth-round battle with American Taylor Fritz. Coming from a set down double to win 4-6 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-4 and advance to the Australian Open quarterfinals.

At just after midnight on Rod Laver Arena, the Greek broke Fritz’s resistance to set up a meeting with Italian 11th seed Jannik Sinner. Tsitsipas wins Who will be attempting to reach the semifinals for the third time in his career.

Tsitsipas appeared out of sorts and tense at times, but his more excellent experience on the big stage eventually paid off as he earned the decisive break in the fifth set before winning.

Fritz, who was playing in his first Grand Slam fourth round, converted only two of his 15 breakpoints and will be disappointed that he did not become the first American male to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal in two years.

“It was an epic match,” the 23-year-old said. “I showed everything out there on the court today.” “I’m please with how I fought.

Tsitsipas wins in the end

Tsitsipas wins in the end

“I’m completely overwhelmed. It’s almost too good to be true. I knew it would be physical. And I knew I had to be patient, and it paid off in the end.”

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev yelled at French chair umpire Renaud Lichtenstein over a recently revised rule limiting players to three minutes off the court, with an additional two minutes if they change their clothes.

After a tough 6-2 7-6(4) 6-7(4) 7-5 win over American Cressy on a sweltering day at Margaret Court Arena. The 2nd seed said players needed more time to cool off on hot days.

“The thing is, I know that in 35 (degree) heat when you’re playing in the sun. So I’m going to need to change after two sets because you’re going to get wet,” he explained to reporters. Medvedev, who finished second to Djokovic last year, will face Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada. Who defeated Croat Marin Cilic in 4 sets, for a place in the semifinals.

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Pieters of Belgium wins the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

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Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

When everyone else was slipping, Belgium’s Thomas Pieters stood firm.

An Pieters of Belgium wins even-par round of 72 may not reveal how well he played on a golf course that was becoming increasingly hostile by the minute, but it was enough to win him the $8 million Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Pieters’ win was his sixth on the DP World Tour and his second in his last three starts. He will turn thirty years old on Thursday, and he will have plenty to celebrate. He will move up to world No. 31 inside the all-important top-50 that grants players automatic entry into significant championships and will receive a whopping $1.36 million check (AED 5 million).

Pieters finished with a solitary birdie (on the par-3 8th) and a solitary bogey (on the par-5 11th) for a 72, bringing his four-day total to 10-under par 278.

Shubhankar Sharma (71) of India and Rafael Cabrera-Bello (70) of Spain were tied for second, one shot behind Pieters. Sharma’s finish was his best in a Rolex Series event, surpassing his tied seventh in Italy and Turkey in 2019. Both Sharma and Cabrera-Bello birdied the final hole to finish one stroke ahead of Frenchman Victor Dubuisson (69) and Norway’s Viktor Hovland, the world number seven, tied for fourth at 8-under par 280.

Josh Hill, a 17-year-old amateur from Dubai who cut spectacularly, battled hard but shot a three-over-par 75 with three bogeys in the final four holes. He tied for 58th place with a three-over-par 291.

Pieters of Belgium wins

Pieters of Belgium wins

Pieters began the day at 10-under par, one stroke behind overnight leader Scott Jamieson and tied with Shane Lowry of Ireland.

Lowry, who won the title in 2019 and then went on to win the Open Championship at Royal Portrush, faded after a triple-bogey seven on the first hole. Jamieson did not last long either; four birdies in his first five holes meant Pieters had new rivals.

“Some of the world’s best players were here this week, which gives me a lot of confidence that I’ll finish high on the leaderboard and compete with them.” So there’s a lot to look forward to right now.”

Jamieson finished in a tie for the tenth place after shooting a 77.

The highest-ranked player in the field, world number two Collin Morikawa (75), finished tied 62nd, while McIlroy (69) finished tied 12th. The DP World Tour then heads to Dubai for the $8 million Slync Dubai Desert Classic, the second Rolex Series event in a row.

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Messi makes a comeback, Ramos scores, and PSG cruises

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PSG wins 4-0 over Reims to extend their Ligue 1 lead to 11 points.

Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 4-0 victory through Reims on Sunday, restoring their Ligue 1 lead to 11 points thanks to the return of Lionel Messi and another marquee signing, Sergio Ramos.

Nice had earlier closed the gap to 2-0 with a win at Metz. After that, however, three of the teams immediately behind them were defeated.

Messi started on the bench after returning from Covid, while Kylian Mbappe returned to the starting lineup after a groyne strain, and Ramos made only his second league start of the season. Keylor Navas, the team’s goalkeeper, also returned, rushing back into the lineup after a bout of Covid during to an injury to Italy’s Gianluigi Donnarumma.

PSG took the lead in the final minute of a sluggish first half, thanks to Marco Verratti’s first Ligue 1 goal since May 2017.

After the break, PSG picked up the pace.

Ramos scores

Ramos scores

Ramos, who joined the club from Real Madrid in the summer, scored his first goal. The central defender was the first to react to a loose ball from a PSG corner. After Predrag Rajkovic parried his first shot, the Spaniard responded quickly to slam the rebound.

That goal not only tied Ramos with Messi for the most league goals this season, but it also signaled Messi’s arrival. Messi decor up Verratti for a shot that deflected off two defenders and into the top corner in the 67th minute. PSG matched their biggest league win with a fourth goal from Danilo Pereira. Earlier, Khephren Thuram’s goal set up a crucial 2-0 away win for Nice, who defeated strugglers Metz to reclaim second place.

Stephy Mavididi scored twice in stoppage time after Elye Wahi gave the home team a 13th-minute lead. Wissam Monaco fell to seventh place after Ben Yedder and Vanderson scored.

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