Despite the No. 1 seed’s plea for clemency, tournament officials disqualified the Serbs according to the rules. The crash sparked debate around the world, with most players supporting the decision.
Djokovic aggravated the situation by not going to the press conference after his match against Pablo Carreno Busta. The 17-time Grand Slam champion later released an apology on Instagram, saying the entire situation left him depressed and empty.
Recently, took Serbian Twitter To express gratitude to his fans in the midst of receiving overwhelming response for his actions. Djokovic reminded everyone that Linesperson needed our support because he had done nothing wrong.
“Dear #NoleFam Thank you for your positive messages. Please also remember that last night’s ball-liner was also in need of the support of our community. He has done nothing wrong. I ask you to be especially supportive and take care of this in the meantime. ” Wrote Djokovic on the social networking site.
From these moments, we grow stronger and we rise. Sharing love with everyone. I came here in Europe (2/2)
– Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) September 7, 2020
Novak Djokovic heads Europe
The USTA issued a statement that Djokovic forfeits the ranking points and will be fined $ 250,000 in prize money earned at the US Open 2020. Djokovic wrote about pondering the incident and helping him become a better person.
“From these moments, we grow stronger and we rise. Sharing love with everyone. Here i come in europe “ Said Novak, whose 26-match winning streak ended.
Djokovic will participate in the Italian Open 2020 which starts next Monday. It will be interesting to see how Novak faces the media, given that this will be his first press interview after the US Open Fisco.