DJOKOVIC – The no. 1 in the world is strongly criticized after having organized the Adria Tower, a tennis tournament and exhibition, that could have created a cluster in the Balkans. Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena Ristic, but also Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki have been infected by the coronavirus during the event.

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[updated June 23, 2020 at 15h54] By organizing the Adria Tower, exhibition tournament in the form of a tour of charity in the Balkans, Novak Djokovic had no idea he was going to cause a scandal on the planet of tennis. And yet… What had to look like a beautiful festival, and to mark the reunion of some of the big names of the tour (Djokovic, but also Dimitrov, Coric, Troicki, Lajovic, Cilic, Thiem and Zverev) with the field is in the process of turning into a nightmare. The event, which commenced on 13 June, Belgrade (Serbia), should continue to Zadar (Croatia), then in Montenegro and will end on 5 July in Bosnia, but the last two stages of this tour will not take place, due to the risk of the spread of the coronavirus. The competition could even have created a real cluster in the region… After a first positive test for Grigor Dimitrov, and that had led to the cancellation of the final of Zadar, then the contamination is confirmed, Monday, Borna Coric, Viktor Troicki, as well as Marko Paniki, the physical trainer of Djokovic, and Kristijan Groh, the coach of Dimitrov, one learns on Tuesday that it is Novak-Djokovic himself, who has been tested positive for the Covid-19.

A decision “stupid” for Kyrgios

that the state of health of the concerned players, which do not appear to raise concerns, it is the irresponsibility and the behavior of the organizers and players in the tournament, and Novak Djokovic in the first place, who are now pointing the finger. Absence distancing physical, hugs, and farandoles with children, furious dances in a nightclub in Belgrade… The images of the first stages of the Adria Tower, in Belgrade and in Zadar, in the global pandemic, have shocked many observers. “It was inevitable”, has regretted the american player, Noah Rubin, in the columns of L’equipe, before adding : “They lived their life as if nothing had happened. I don’t understand why the tennis needed to take this risk. What good is it to make the people smile and the raising of money if it is to infect a thousand people ?”. The Australian Nick Kyrgios has blasted on Twitter, “decision is stupid to play for this exhibition. This is what happens when one does no protocol”. By learning this Tuesday the positive test for Djokovic in the coronavirus, the Australian is again expressed, indicating : “My prayers to all players infected. It is no longer worthwhile to mention my actions as acts irresponsible or stupid. This (the Adria Tower) surpasses all”.

Djokovic was believed that “conditions were ripe”

This Tuesday 23 June, after he announced his positive test at Covid-19, Novak Djokovic has shown, by means of a press release, that his wife Jelena Ristic had also been contaminated during the Adria Tower, and seemed, finally, be aware of the situation. “We carried out the test which proved positive for me and my wife Jelena, he indicated. Our children, themselves, have been declared negative. This tour has been designed to help players of this region, confirmed or become. Everything we did had to serve to unite and to share a message of solidarity. It was an idea that philanthropic (…) We have organized this tournament at a time when the force of the epidemic had declined, thinking that the conditions were met. Unfortunately, the virus is still present and we are going to have to learn to live with. I am deeply sorry to each of these new cases. I hope that no one will have complications and everyone eventually will wear well. I’m going to stay in isolation for the next fourteen days and make me re-test in five days”.

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Born on 22 may 1987 in Belgrade, Novak Djokovic is a tennis player Serbian, evolving on the professional circuit since 2003. Having an early passion for tennis, he enjoys the support of her parents, who do not hesitate to sacrifice themselves to give their son every chance to succeed. As early as 2004, the first major performance of the young tennis player can give them because with a semi-final at the Australian Open as a junior. Four years later, the career of the man called “Nola” takes a shot of accelerator. At the young age of 21 years, Novak Djokovic won his first Grand Slam tournament at the 2008 edition of the Australian Open. A title that marks the beginning of a long quest for trophies. During the six seasons that follow, “Djoko” manages to win six other victories in the Grand Slam, including three more on the australian soil. Only a victory on the terre battue paris at Roland-Garros eluded him.

Become world number one for the first time in 2011, Novak Djokovic is a part, with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the trio of tennis players, which multiplies the records and won almost all the Grand Slam tournaments for many years. Winner of the Davis Cup with Serbia in 2010, Novak Djokovic is also known for his humor and his imitations, on as outside of the courts. Novak Djokovic does not hesitate to share his good mood, a characteristic that earned him the sympathy of the public.

Married in 2014 Jelena Ristic, Novak Djokovic trains in the same year to a new profession : that of a dad. In 2015, it achieves the best season of his career, winning three Grand Slam tournaments but also six Masters 1000. The following year, he won Roland Garros, the only title that he lacked, achieving the feat to string together 5 straight wins in Grand Slam over two seasons. After a year 2017 year marked by injuries, he reunited with success, by 2018, including at Wimbledon or the US Open. IN 2019, Djokovic has flown over the Australian Open, before winning one of the most beautiful finals of the era Open face Federer at Wimbledon. He again won the Australian Open in January 2020. In total, the Serbian has 17 victories in the Grand Slam to his list.

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