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Djokovic’s father filmed with fans holding pro-Russia flags at Australian Open

The parents of Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, father Srdjan Djokovic (L) and mother Dijana Djokovic at the Australian Open. (Photo: AFP)

MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic’s father has been filmed posing with fans brandishing pro-Russian flags at the Australian Open in scenes Ukraine’s ambassador Thursday slammed as “a disgrace”.

The Serbian star had just booked his place in the tournament semi-final with a straight sets thumping of Russian opponent Andrey Rublev in Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday night.

After the match a group of fans unfurled Russian flags near the stadium, including one featuring Vladimir Putin’s face, chanting pro-Russian slogans.

Tennis Australia said four people “revealed inappropriate flags and symbols and threatened…

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