Tennis

Novak Djokovic's mother says 'Novak knows the whole of Serbia is standing behind him'

The mother of Novak Djokovic on Friday said the nine-time Australian Open champion was "mentally very stable" as he was forced to spend the Orthodox Christmas in a Melbourne detention hotel, working on his challenge against deportation. Djokovic, the top men's tennis player in the world, is seeking to fend off deportation over the country's COVID-19 rules and compete in the Grand Slam.

00:01:06, 07/01/2022 at 18:35