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Novak Djokovic’s father creates controversy at the Australian Open by showing his support for supporters of Vladimir Putin

Srdjan Djokovic, father of Novak Djokovic.

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Srdjan Djokovic, father of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, was seen in Australia supporting a pro-Vladimir Putin demonstrationIn addition, the moment was recorded on a video and immediately went viral.

According to Australian media such as The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, Novak Djokovic’s father said in Serbian and in the middle of the demonstration: “long live russia“, fact that has caused great controversy in the organization of the Australian Open, from where they issued a statementnoticing what happened.

From the organization of the event, in addition to warning the situation and prohibited the use of pro-Russian symbolswhich however could be seen in the stadium during the game that Djokovic defeated the Russian Andrey Rublev.

While the Serb’s father creates this controversy, Novak Djokovic is in the semifinals showing his game at its best and one step away from being crowned in the aforementioned competition.

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