Novak Djokovic continues to dominate in this particular tennis 2020 and at the same time continues to create controversy outside the playing court. While on the pitch after an intense and particular tournament, the number one in the world won the Western and Soutern Open - this season in the bubble of Flushing Meadows - criticism emerges for the latest rumors regarding his particular position.
In fact, New York Times reporter Christopher Clarey said that according to some information he gathered, Novak Djokovic, Vasek Pospisil and John Isner have decided to step down from their respective roles as members of the Players Council.
These tennis players would be ready to create an independent association of players in open struggle with the ATP. Novak Djokovic would be at the head of this revolt against the highest organ of world tennis.
The opinion of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer on the choice of Djokovic
Through their social networks Rafael Nadal first, and Roger Federer then, have strongly commented on this choice, consequently criticizing the current number one in the world.
After the controversy over the Adria Tour where Novak Djokovic received criticism from various insiders, fans and also from characters outside the world of tennis, now the Serbian finds himself again in the eye of the storm.
Here are the specific social posts of the two legendary champions: Nadal tweeted: "The world is experiencing a really difficult and complicated situation. Personally I think these are times where we need to stay calm and work together in the same direction.
It is time for unity, not separation. These are times when great things can only be achieved through unity of purpose in tennis. All of us, players, tournaments and governing bodies must work together. We have a bigger problem and certainly being disunited is not the best solution."
Roger Federer shared the message of his colleague and friend on social networks and added: "These are uncertain and challenging moments, but we must remain united as tennis players and in general as a sport to try to achieve the best possible path."
Here teh tweets: Rafa: "The world is living a difficult and complicated situation. I personally believe these are times to be calm and work all of us together in the same direction. It is time for unity, not for separation."
Roger: "I agree @RafaelNadal. These are uncertain and challenging times, but I believe it’s critical for us to stand united as players, and as a sport, to pave the best way forward"
The world is living a difficult and complicated situation.
I personally believe these are times to be calm and work all of us together in the same direction. It is time for unity, not for separation. — Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) August 29, 2020
I agree @RafaelNadal. These are uncertain and challenging times, but I believe it’s critical for us to stand united as players, and as a sport, to pave the best way forward.