Number one tennis participant Djokovic examined on Tuesday and has been broadly criticized for internet hosting a tennis exhibition the place he was one in all 4 gamers to check constructive for the coronavirus, a lapse that despatched shudders by a sport struggling to get again on its toes.
Djokovic, Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki all examined constructive after collaborating within the Adria Tour occasion in Croatia, the place gamers embraced throughout the online, performed basketball and even danced in a nightclub.
“In hindsight, it’s not something that should have gone ahead,” Murray informed reporters.
“Some people have said maybe this has put the US Open in doubt — which it may well do. But the measures and the protocols they have in place at the USTA (United States Tennis Association) are different to Serbia and Croatia. No fans for a start.”
Djokovic although has already apologized for his error.
“I am so deeply sorry our tournament has caused harm,” he, mentioned in a press release. His spouse Jelena additionally examined constructive after attending the “philanthropic” tour within the as soon as war-torn Balkans
With inputs from Agencies