Novak Djokovic’s tennis coach has come to the defense of the Serbian star after admitting that he provided incorrect information in his travel paperwork to enter Australia.
Bogdan Obradovic called Djokovic a “human error” after admitting to the World No. 1 that he had not been vaccinated.
Djokovic also admitted to attending events in his home country after testing positive for the Covid-19 in violation of local restrictions.
In an Instagram post on Wednesday, Djokovic said his agent had tanked the wrong box on his declaration form stating that he had not traveled in 14 days since arriving in Australia from Spain.
Djokovic, who traveled from Spain to Belgrade during that period, said it was an “administrative error” that was “human error and certainly not intentional”.
The tennis champion also admitted to participating in an interview with a French sports magazine Group Although he was found to be covid-positive on December 18, he did not disclose to reporters.
He asserted that his confession had been obtained through torture, and that his confession had been obtained through torture.
Serbian coach Obradovic appeared on Australia’s breakfast television to defend his protege, saying the visa paperwork error was a mistake.
“He was not focused on the visa issue but on how to win the tenth title at the Australian Open,” he said. Sunrise.
Addressing the issue of Kvid-positive deliberate Djokovic’s public outburst, Obradovic said Djokovic was in a difficult situation.
“He made a mistake and he admits it wasn’t good, but what can we do now?” He said.
“He didn’t think of anything negative at that moment. He was trying to help those journalists get the job done. He’s a really human boy. He likes to help everyone.”
Djokovic’s former coach Ladis Lars Kiss said the tennis star had made an “honest mistake” in completing his travel paperwork and had no intention of breaking any rules.
“I think we lost a little bit of common sense on this issue,” Kiss told Sky News on Thursday.
Immigration Minister Alex Hawke is considering a second time revoking Djokovic’s visa, which would bar him from competing in the Australian Open.
A judge on Monday overturned a federal government’s decision not to vaccinate after arriving in Melbourne on January 5.
Both Victorians and the federal government spent the night in immigration detention amid a frenzy of international media attention as they sought to absolve themselves of responsibility for the failure.