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Novak Djokovic lost his last-gasp bid to avoid deportation from Australia on Sunday, ending a sensational legal battle over his coronavirus vaccination status and dashing his dream of a record 21st Grand Slam.

Hours after a Federal Court unanimously upheld the cancellation of his visa on public order grounds, an "extremely disappointed" Djokovic complied with a direction to leave the country.

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