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Fans booted from Australian Open just before five-day Victorian lockdown

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Bizarre scenes have struck the Australian Open as Novak Djokovics epic war against American Taylor Fritz was briefly suspended while fans were forced out midway through the fourth set.It was already a strange sight to see Djokovic struggling on Rod Laver Arena — but at 11.30pm fans were booted from the venue as part of Tennis Australia’s compliance with the five-day Victorian lockdown which began at 11.59pm (AEDT) on Friday night.
The lockdown announcement triggered a day of chaos at Melbourne Park…

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