Novak Djokovic and several other famous players decided to hold a tennis tournament in the Balkans while the ATP Tour tournaments were delayed because of Covid-19.
The world’s top tennis player holds his own tournament for charity
Tennis world is still “motionless soldiers” because of the Covid-19 pandemic since March and has not made an appointment to return. ATP Tour system tournaments are being postponed until July 2020. Therefore, Novak Djokovic and some of the top players have come up with the idea of organizing a charity tournament in their spare time.
In the latest announcement, the representative of the Serbian tennis player announced that the tournament called Adria Tour will be held from June 13 to July 5 in some Balkan countries such as Serbia, Croatia, and Montenegro. and Bosnia.
According to this announcement, in addition to Novak Djokovic, the tournament also welcomes a number of other famous players such as Dominic Thiem, reigning No. 3 in the world, or Grigor Dimitrov, 19th in the world. The entire prize money of this tournament will be used for humanitarian purposes in the Balkans.
Currently, it is not clear whether the tournament will allow the audience to enter the field or just report it on television. However, with the plague in Europe, a high-profile tournament will be held without an audience.
Since the quarantine, Novak Djokovic has been one of the most active contributors to society. Serbian tennis player and Roger Federer came up with the idea of creating a financial fund to support lower-level players affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. This fund will be managed by ATP Tour and the money will come from the top players of the world in some major tournaments.
Novak Djokovic has attracted a lot of fans and anti-fans for himself
At present, Novak Djokovic is one of the players whose fans are a superstar. Probably because of his extremely humane actions have attracted the attention of many people. Former martial artist, Mike Tyson has revealed that he is one of the hard fans of Novak Djokovic.
Tyson attended several major tennis tournaments in the US, such as the Indian Wells Masters and the US Open, and at the ATP Masters 1000 in Indian Wells in 2016, Tyson met Novak Djokovic for the first time. No. 1 male in the world. Since then, the former world boxing champion has acknowledged his special admiration for Nole, especially when he saw him repeatedly defeat two legendary Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Mike Tyson said: “My favorite player is Djokovic, especially when he saw how he came back great after injury and beat Nadal and Federer. He is a real warrior.”
Like in one drunk Kyrgios had no restraint when talking to Murray about Novak Djokovic. Kyrgios did not hide his respect for Murray. “I think you are very good, this I have said before. I think you should have had one of the greatest careers in tennis, ”Kyrgios said. “I wasn’t going to say this just to cause controversy, but I think you’re better than Djokovic. I bet a lot of people will go on social media and say the familiar chorus that Novak Djokovic has won more Grand Slams, but I don’t think so”. “But when playing with me, Novak Djokovic was more like playing a dodge game than trying to counterattack, he couldn’t block my deliveries. But you are different, Andy. He is always ready to respond and win points for himself”