'I want to stay': Novak Djokovic breaks silence after winning Australia visa case

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Tennis star Novak Djokovic says he wants to stay in Melbourne and compete in the Australian Open after winning his visa court battle.

The world no 1 may still be deported from Australia, as the country's immigration minister is still considering the case.

He tweeted: "I'm pleased and grateful that the Judge overturned my visa cancellation. Despite all that has happened, I want to stay and try to compete @AustralianOpen.

"I remain focused on that. I flew here to play at one of the most important events we have in front of the amazing fans."

He added: "For now I cannot say more but THANK YOU all for standing with me through all this and encouraging me to stay strong."

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