The Australian Open has suffered yet another ugly flag scandal with an apparent supporter of Novak Djokovic waving a controversial far-right symbol during the final.
Twitter user Sophie Mak spotlighted a fan holding up a Chetnik flag in a mass of Serbian supporters, shown on the TV broadcast, as Djokovic faced Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday night.
“Why am I seeing a Chetnik flag amongst the Serbian crowd at the Tsitsipas vs Djokovic match? Are ultra fascist symbols allowed in the Australian Open now?” she asked.
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The Chetniks were paramilitary ultranationalists who committed war crimes during World War II and are still widely considered a far-right group.
In 2020, Djokovic controversially posed for a photo holding a bottle…