‘You are our champion’: Deported Djokovic welcomed home to Serbia • FRANCE 24 English

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Novak Djokovic arrived home in Serbia on Monday after Australia deported the world men’s tennis No. 1 for not having a Covid-19 vaccine, a stance jeopardising his quest for a record 21st Grand Slam title. “You are our champion, Novak!” chanted supporters, some waving national flags, outside Belgrade airport. FRANCE 24’s Laurent Rouy tells us more.

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