ANDY MURRAY has called on Novak Djokovic to clean his residence after testing positive for Covid-19.
Djokovic, 34 years old, is still facing being booted out of Australia by the country’s Immigration Minister despite winning an appeal against deportation.
Now it has appeared that The Australian government is probing the Serb’s arrival claims that he had stayed 14 days before landing in Melbourne in Belgrade.
Djokovic’s own social media posts show him in Spain during that time and at rallies in the Serbian capital two days AFTER he was reported to have tested positive. on December 16.
“The positive thing is that he’s no longer in custody,” Murray said. He won in court so that’s a positive thing for him.
“But there are still some questions that need to be answered about isolation and things that I’m sure we’ll hear from him over the next few days.”
Three-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1 Murray is speaking after a 6-3 6-1 win over Viktor Durasovic of Norway in the first round of the Sydney Tennis Classic.
The Aussie Open starts on Monday and Murray added: “We want to have the best players there but I think there are some questions that need to be answered.
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“The press asked about it and Novak had to clarify. Let’s wait and see what he says.”
But Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics, 29, took the world No.
“People’s health is paramount,” he said.
“There are rules that were laid out months ago, which is that everyone should vaccinate themselves – and Djokovic shouldn’t.”
Analysis of Djokovic’s test certificates by a German magazine showed that his positive sample was indeed December 26 – 10 days later than previously claimed.
That means he had been to Australia during the 14-day period of Covid, during which entry into the country after infection is still prohibited.
https://www.thesun.ie/sport/8190994/andy-murray-novak-djokovic-covid-tennis/ Andy Murray tells Novak Djokovic to wipe out Covid isolation with world No. 1 still facing Australian deportation