You don’t get what’s in his head – the former Russian player rejected Novak Djokovic’s strange move in Australia

Novak Djokovic had a major problem during the start of this year’s ATP season as he was suspended and deported from Australia ahead of the Australian Open vaccination campaign. Thus, he divided this world into two halves.

One supported the move by the Australian government and the other group extended its support towards the Serbs. Former Russian player Nikolai Davydenko opened his speech and revealed his views on the matter.


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Nikolai Davydenko on Australia’s ban on Novak Djokovic

The interviewer asked Nikolai Davydenko what he thinks of what happened with Djokovic at the Australian Open. For this, the former world does not. 3 answered, I do not understand what he tried to do. I supported him, but he was against the whole country, he was against the world. It doesn’t matter if I’m number one or something, but even before he went down, I had a feeling he wasn’t going to play.”

TENNIS – ATP Finals – Bala Albitor, Turin, Italy – November 15, 2021 Novak Djokovic in action during his group stage match against Norway’s Casper Ruud REUTERS/Guglielmo Manjiaban

The Russian player also spoke of Novak’s unpredictability.

“Sometimes I don’t understand what’s going on in his head. Usually Serbs and Russians have the same mentality, but sometimes Novak seems to me German, sometimes Italian, hahaha.”

Will Djokovic be able to set a new record?

The Russian tennis player had seen the capabilities of the young Serbian player early in his career because he knew he would be fine. Later, the Serb proved himself right, and now has 20 Grand Slam titles to his name.


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Djokovic was planning to claim 21st place at the Australian Open. However, Australian authorities blocked him due to his vaccination status. The Serbian then played the French Open, where he lost to defending champion Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals.

Tennis – ATP 500 – Dubai Tennis Championships – Tennis Club Centre, Dubai, UAE – February 21, 2022 Novak Djokovic celebrates his first-round victory against Italian Lorenzo Mussetti REUTERS/Suhaib Salem TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Now, Djokovic has Wimbledon to be under his name. Subsequently, if the country’s entry criteria in the US changes, it will be able to play the US Open. However, the situation on it is not yet clear.


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