Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open participation in doubt over visa row

World No 1 held up at passport control in Melbourne airportAustralian PM says there are ‘no special rules’ for tennis star

Novak Djokovic’s attempts to compete at the Australian Open this month were thrown into fresh doubt on Wednesday amid a spiralling outcry over his controversial “medical exemption” agreed by the tournament’s organisers.

The whereabouts of the world No 1 and reigning Australian champion were in doubt after he was held up at passport control at Tullamarine airport in Melbourne, the host city of the tournament, for several hours late at night.

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