Under-fire Tennis Australia boss grilled about Novak Djokovic in tense interview – as he insists he’s NOT considering resigning
Tennis boss Craig Tiley has sidestepped questions about Novak Djokovic in a tense interview with the host broadcaster of the Australian Open.
The under-fire CEO of Tennis Australia and tournament director copped a grilling from Channel Nine’s James Bracey who repeatedly asked about his perceived mishandling of the Djokovic saga.
The 60-year-old tried awkwardly to brush over the subject before being asked if he plans to resign.
Tiley bluntly said ‘no’ before changing the subject to the tournament and the Aussie players on show.
‘I am very focused today on delivering a great event,’ he replied.
‘I am proud of being able to stand up here and you can see what is behind us, I am proud of what the team has done and what we have delivered so far.’
More to come.
Craig Tiley with Novak Djokovic in February 2021. Tilley was booed by fans on Thursday as he made his first public appearance since the world No. 1’s visa debacle
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