February 28, 2021

Blame me, not Novak Djokovic: Serbia Prime Minister Ana Brnabic defends tennis star after Adria Open fiasco – tennis

Because the World no. 1 tennis star Novak Djokovic continues to face criticism following the Adria Open fiasco, the Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic has come out within the tennis star’s protection. Djokovic, together with tennis gamers Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Victor Troicki have all examined optimistic for novel coronavirus after attending the Belgrade leg of the exhibition occasion not too long ago. Djokovic’s spouse, together with NBA star Nikola Jokic, who attended the occasion within the capital metropolis of Serbia additionally examined optimistic for Covid-19.

However the Serbia PM believes that she is the one who individuals ought to level fingers at, and never Djokovic. Talking to Pink TV, Brnabic stated: “Each a part of him. He tried to do one thing good for the entire area. To place politics apart and assist younger and non-established tennis gamers, in addition to to lift cash for humanitarian functions.”

She additional added: “If they might shift the blame on me personally, as Prime Minister, and depart Novak alone, I might find it irresistible.”

In the meantime, after testing optimistic for the virus final month, Djokovic had issued an apology. “I’m so deeply sorry our event has brought on hurt. All the pieces the organisers and I did the previous month, we did with a pure coronary heart and honest intentions,” he had earlier stated in a press release on his official Twitter deal with.

“We believed the event met all well being protocols and the well being of our area appeared in good situation to lastly unite individuals for philanthropic causes. We have been fallacious and it was too quickly.

“I can’t categorical sufficient how sorry I’m for this and each case of an infection,” he added.