Australia's Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has decided not to cancel Novak Djokovic's visa on Monday, according to a report.
The reigning Australian Open champion sparked controversy when he initially travelled to compete at the Grand Slam with a medical exemption from having a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Australian Border Force claimed that Djokovic's medical exemption was insufficient, though, and the Serbian was transported to an immigration detention centre while awaiting an appeal over his cancelled visa.
Immigration Minister Hawke possesses the personal power to keep Djokovic in detention and re-cancel his visa, but The Age reports that a decision has not been made within the four-hour period.
As a result, Djokovic is free to leave, but the report adds that Hawke is expected to make a decision on the Serbian's visa on Tuesday.