World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has found support in his country’s Prime Minister Ana Brnabic who has backed the Serbian after he was heavily criticised following the Adria Open fiasco.
The revamped 12-team women's competition was initially due to take place on indoor clay in the Hungarian capital in April but was called off in response to the virus outbreak.
In a series of videos on his Instagram account, the Crown Prince of Dubai was seen playing tennis with Uncle Saeed.
It follows Sunday's announcement by Grigor Dimitrov that he had also tested positive after pulling out of the exhibition event, which is one of the biggest since the tennis season was halted because of the pandemic.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic reached the final of his exhibition tournament in Zadar, Croatia, after easing through the round-robin group stage on the first day. This is the second stage of the Adria Tour with Austrian Dominic Thiem winning the first leg in Belgrade, Serbia.
Madison Keys, the 2017 US Open runner-up, has not played a real tennis match since January, so she was thrilled when a partial schedule was released for the sport’s true return after its coronavirus-forced hiatus.
World number one Novak Djokovic appeared to row back on scepticism over plans to stage the US Open, saying he was “extremely happy” the Grand Slam had escaped the coronavirus cull which claimed Wimbledon and much of the season.
World number one Novak Djokovic lost one of his two opening singles matches on Saturday at the charity tournament he organised, and his day got worse when news broke that one of the event’s four legs has been scrapped due to coronavirus concerns.