Australian Open 2018: Tennys Sandgren says he is not a far-right sympathiser

Tennys Sandgren is fourth finalist of the Australian Open

The American tennis player Tennys Sandgren denied that he was an extreme right wing supporter, as he was questioned about his beliefs after reaching the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

The world number 97 spoke after a [dramaticvictoriaencincosets on the fifth favorite Dominic Thiem at Melbourne Park on Monday.

Sandgren, a 26-year-old presence on social media, was asked specifically about his activity around the publication of figures & # 39; alt-right & # 39; in the U.S.

Earlier this month, a video posted by Nicholas Fuentes, who says he attended a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville