Retired from the tennis courts for a number of months, the Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky introduced to affix the reservists of his nation to battle in opposition to the Russian invasion.
The former 31and world player, in tears, had justified his choice to Sky Sports. “I’ve never been in a shootout and it’s not something I look forward to but if necessary I will. Only fools aren’t afraid right now. I have no military experience. I have experience with weapons, in a private capacity. I don’t see why the majority of my compatriots have to risk their lives to protect their families and send them away from all this…Since then, the 36-year-old Ukrainian has been very active on social networks and has a ” struggle diary “.
“Day 2 in Kyiv begins. The people around me are in good spirits… no one is ready to surrender,” he wrote on his twitter account on Tuesday.
And on his Instagram account, he additionally printed this Tuesday morning a message in opposition to Vladimir Putin: “ Putin, we’ll dance in your grave “. In reference to the civilian districts of Kiev bombarded by the Russian military.
Like world heavyweight champion boxer Oleksandr Usyk, Stakhovsky is greater than ever at the coronary heart of the battle.