Andrew Bogut launches rocket at tennis players for not ‘defending’ Novak Djokovic

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Novak Djokovic found supporters in a pair of NBA stars after he was unceremoniously expelled from Australia.

Former Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut and current Chicago Bulls star Nikola Vucevic exchanged tweets Monday morning accusing the rest of the ATP Tour of hiding from the issue.

Bogut also pointed to the treatment of Czech double star Renata Voracova, who was allegedly asked to strip by Australian Border Force workers during her six-hour interrogation after arriving in Melbourne.

“We know for a fact that not all tennis players agree with what happened to Djokovic. We also know that those who disagree are too afraid to denounce traditional narratives,” he said. he writes.

‘What about the player who was STRIP SEARCHED? It’s eerily quiet.

Novak Djokovic found supporters in a pair of NBA stars after he was unceremoniously kicked out of Australia

Current and former NBA stars Andrew Bogut and Nikola Vucevic (pictured playing against each other in 2016) have thrown their support behind the Serbian tennis champion

Current and former NBA stars Andrew Bogut and Nikola Vucevic (pictured playing against each other in 2016) have thrown their support behind the Serbian tennis champion

Chicago Bulls star Nikola Vucevic tweeted Monday morning accusing the rest of the ATP Tour of hiding from the problem

Chicago Bulls star Nikola Vucevic tweeted Monday morning accusing the rest of the ATP Tour of hiding from the problem

Bogut also pointed to the treatment of Czech double star Renata Voracova, who was allegedly asked to strip by Australian Border Force workers during her six-hour interrogation.

Bogut also pointed to the treatment of Czech double star Renata Voracova, who was allegedly asked to strip by Australian Border Force workers during her six-hour interrogation.

Vorocova was approved for a medical exemption after having an adverse reaction to an ingredient in the vaccine and had even played in a tournament in the Victorian capital before her expulsion.

The 38-year-old was sent packing in the fallout from the Djokovic saga, telling a Russian publication that she felt unsafe and was even ordered to strip naked.

‘I was worried. I didn’t feel safe until I got home, nothing was certain,” she said.

“It was like watching a movie, a long interrogation with instructions like ‘undress, get dressed’.

‘Yuck, I don’t even want to think about it, let alone relive it.’

Renata Voracova was sent packing in the spinoff of the Djokovic saga, telling a Russian publication that she felt unsafe and was even ordered to strip.

Renata Voracova was sent packing in the spinoff of the Djokovic saga, telling a Russian publication that she felt unsafe and was even ordered to strip.

Bogut responded to Vucevic's tweet saying the world number one should have had more support from other players

Bogut responded to Vucevic’s tweet saying the world number one should have had more support from other players

Bogut responded to Vucevic's tweet saying the world number one should have had more support from other players

Bogut responded to Vucevic’s tweet saying the world number one should have had more support from other players

Vucevic, who is Montenegrin, went so far as to call Djokovic a “first-class champion”, earning the approval of Bogut and even Nick Kygrios.

“What happened to Djokovic was just politicians using their power to show off and get extra subscribers,” the Bulls big man wrote.

“It has nothing to do with Covid or visa issues, they used it to try to make themselves look better.

“Also for me, the saddest thing in this whole Djokovic affair was that only two of his colleagues stood by his side, everyone was scared… unbelievable.”

Bogut responded to Vucevic’s tweet saying the world number one should have had more support from other players.

Kyrgios, who had a remarkable change of heart on the Serb after admitting the two didn’t like each other in the past, also responded to Vucevic by apologizing on behalf of the cohort.

‘I’m sorry. I wish I could have done more,” he said, referring to the rest of the men’s tour.

Nick Kygrios (pictured with his girlfriend Costen) has apologized to Vucevic for not standing up for Djokovic

Nick Kygrios (pictured with his girlfriend Costen) has apologized to Vucevic for not standing up for Djokovic

Kyrgios, who had a remarkable change of heart on the Serb after admitting the two didn't like each other in the past, also responded to Vucevic by apologizing on behalf of the cohort.

Kyrgios, who had a remarkable change of heart on the Serb after admitting the two didn’t like each other in the past, also responded to Vucevic by apologizing on behalf of the cohort.

Darren Cahill, the legendary former coach of Lleyton Hewitt and Andre Agassi, described the situation as a “complete and utter mess”.

“I hated the exemption he had because I think that exemption is really for people who want to get vaccinated and can’t get vaccinated because they’ve had Covid in the last three or six months and Novak never wanted to get vaccinated,” he told Channel 9.

“If you have an acute medical illness or something that prevents you from getting it, no problem. I didn’t like the whole thing from the start. I think it was a mess from the start, then it got worse and worse.

Cahill, who made the US Open semi-final in 1998, said Tennis Australia board members should be held accountable for the situation.

“I think a lot of the responsibility lies with the Tennis Australia Board. I would hate to see Craig Tiley have it all on his shoulders,” he said.

“And, from there, it’s kind of been our government for two years. The state government does not talk to the federal government. Has the federal government shown itself here and tried to make the most of this opportunity?

“Then at the end I started feeling sorry for Novak. I just think it was a complete and utter mess.

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