Controversy surrounding the US Open: Why the Tennis Star Novak Djokovic is in the criticism

Novak Djokovic pulls his Shirt over his head. The best tennis players in the world takes a run and jumps to his already together cheering colleagues Alexander Z

Controversy surrounding the US Open: Why the Tennis Star Novak Djokovic is in the criticism

Novak Djokovic pulls his Shirt over his head. The best tennis players in the world takes a run and jumps to his already together cheering colleagues Alexander Zverev and Grigor Dimitrov after a goal in the Jux-a-side football in the arms. "Great time on the lawn with the boys," wrote Djokovic on Social media. He shows the beginning of the organised Adriatic Tour and in the midst of the discussions to host the U.S. Open, that "Social Distancing" is not a big issue for him.

With Dirk Hordorff, Vice-President of the German Tennis Federation (DTB), is the anything other than well. "You have to show some responsibility, what one transported in times of a pandemic to the outside," said Hordorff the sports information service: "If we in the United States at the same time, still Worried about the safety of the people, it might not be the right character."

Whether consciously or unconsciously, Djokovic sends a sign in direction of the organizers of the US Open. The plans of the Grand Slam tournament starting on the 31. August is a raging controversy – with Djokovic in a main role. The 33-Year-old indicated in addition to other top stars such as Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep, the skip event may be. While Roger Federer injury must be due to the fit, to encounter Djokovic, the "extreme" hygienic measures in New York sour.

The Serb stressed that it was "impossible", only with a supervisor to arrive, and also accommodation in a new hotel like complex close to the airport with him. "In such times, you have to be to compromise in the situation and not on the maximum exposures are", holds Hordorff the.

Zverev expressed his displeasure in comparison to Djokovic, however, diplomatically. "Yes, it's great when we get the opportunity to play. But under the circumstances I don't think many players will feel in the local environment," said Hamburg: "This is my opinion, but it is also not really up to us players, because in a way, the US Open will decide anyway."

Djokovic indicated, meanwhile, in a TV Interview that it was going to go for him in the beginning of September on the Sand more. In spite of his Position as President of the Spielerrats of the ATP, he took part in a video conference with 400 players, coaches and officials, to discuss the Situation.

Date Of Update: 13 June 2020, 08:19

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