Daniel Vallverdu reacts to Novak Djokovic losing his Australia visa appeal


Daniel Vallverdu reacts to Novak Djokovic losing his Australia visa appeal

Tennis coach Daniel Vallverdu now wants the focus to be solely on tennis after the conclusing of the Novak Djokovic visa drama. On Friday, Immigration Minister Alex Hawke announced his decision to revoke the visa of Djokovic.

On Sunday, Djokovic lost his Australia visa appeal and was deported from the country. The Djokovic saga reached its end and Vallverdu is now hoping the main focus will be on those are set to compete at the Australian Open.

"Everyone in tennis from players to coaches to journalists to tv commentators…lets make a conscious effort to turn the page and give the well deserved attention to the players competing the next two weeks. They have been training for months and its their time.

Good luck to all!" Vallverdu tweeted.

Djokovic released a statement

After losing his appeal, Djokovic released a statement.

"I would like to make a brief statement to address the outcome's of today's Court hearing, I will now be taking some time to rest and recuperate, before making any further comments beyond this," Djokovic said in a statement.

"I'm extremely disappointed with the Court ruling to discuss my application for judicial review of the Minister's decision to cancel my visa, which means I cannot stay in Australia and participate in the Australian Open.

"I respect the Court's ruling and I will cooperate with the relevant authorities in relation to my departure from the country. "I'm uncomfortable that the focus of the past weeks has been on me and I hope that we can all now focus on the game and tournament I love, I would like to wish the players, tournament officials, staff, volunteers and fans all the best for the tournament.

"Finally, I would like to thank my family, friends, team, supporters, fans and my fellow Serbians for your continued support. You have all been a great source of strength for me."

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