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Aussie star John Millman says Novak Djokovic will not be affected by the continued noise surrounding his father being filmed and photographed with pro-Putin followers outdoors Melbourne Park.

Talking on 9’s At present on Friday morning, Millman mentioned most different gamers could be rattled, however Novak was “a distinct beast”.

“He seems unstoppable proper now – he’s a person on a mission and that mission is to carry some silverware on Sunday,” he mentioned.

Millman mentioned Tommy Paul could be little greater than a speedbump on Djokovic’s run to a tenth Australian Open title.

“Novak is taking part in tennis from a distinct planet proper now. Tommy Paul has made a very good run into that semi ultimate, however Novak is unstoppable in the meanwhile. 

“I believed early on that that hamstring may be a little bit of an issue, the final two matches I’ve watched intently … he seems good.”

Millman mentioned whereas he felt one finalist was roughly locked in, the opposite was much more open – even when the gang might be partisan.

“Across the grounds lots of people have already put Tsitsipas into that ultimate, however Khachanov is an efficient participant. He performs a giant model of tennis,” he mentioned.

“You solely must solid your thoughts again to the 2022 US Open – he was the person who beat Kyrgios in that actually good match.

“I nonetheless assume Stef is the favorite moving into, and I feel he can do it, and the large cause being is that this Greek crowd. 

“They arrive of their droves to cheer on their hero and he feeds off that. He will get so excited and loves that environment. It will likely be nice to see him get by means of.”