As revealed in current days, Novak Djokovic despatched a message of help to Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky, a former tennis participant, who took up arms to defend his nation. The Serb provided him help, together with monetary.
Sergiy Stakhovsky is at the moment defending his nation, Ukraine, in opposition to the Russian invasion. Withdrawn from the ATP circuit for a number of months, the 36-year-old man just lately confided that he had contacted the three largest tennis stars for his or her help. The former thirty first in the world revealed that solely Novak Djokovic had answered.
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Djokovic prepared to ship help
“Stako, how are you man? Are you on the pitch? I’m thinking of you, hoping everything calms down soon, Djokovic told Stakhovsky, in an exchange published by L’Equipe journalist Quentin Moynet. Please let me know what would be the best address to send help, be it financial or whatever.”
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal haven’t but responded to the request. “I’m sorry but they preferred silence. I understand them, it’s not their war, had dropped Sergiy Stakhovsky to the Italian press. We have the support of great personalities, I hope it will last.”
Sidelined from the circuit firstly of the season due to his alternative not to be vaccinated, Novak Djokovic just lately resumed on the Dubai event. Born in Belgrade in 1987, the previous world primary had additionally identified a day by day life below the bombs in 1999 through the Kosovo battle.