Australian government granted the Serbian tennis player a visa to travel to the Grand Slam event, saying it has decided to revoke the decision to cancel his visa after considering all relevant factors.
Following his historic win at the Australian Open, Nadal expressed that he is ready for more.
The 35-year-old Spaniard also becomes just the fourth man in history to win all four of the sport’s major Grand Slam titles at least twice.
Russia's Medvedev rolled through 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in 1hr 55min, while Greek fourth seed Tsitsipas gained a 6-3, 7-5, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4 win over unseeded Frenchman Benoit Paire.
The decision likely means that Djokovic, who is not vaccinated against Covid-19, will remain in detention in Melbourne until he is deported.
Tennis star releases statement, with details on why he was not in isolation after testing positive for Covid in December, and saying his agent made a mistake in filling out his Australian travel declaration.
Detained tennis superstar Novak Djokovic gets his day in court as Australian judge hears his make-or-break bid to avoid deportation and challenge for a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title.
US Open champion Naomi Osaka's coach Sascha Bajin said he wanted Osaka to take the game to lefthander Kvitova in the same way she did against another Czech in Karolina Pliskova in the semi-final.
Nadal's win put him into his fifth Australian Open final and will face either top-seeded Novak Djokovic or Lucas Pouille at the final.
Rafael Nadal continued his impressive start to the Australian Open, dropping just five games in romping to a straight sets win over Damir Dzumhur.
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