It may not have been the most pleasant trip of your life, although surely the welcome you received on your arrival will have lifted your spirits. After several chaotic days that have ended with his deportation from Australia and the goodbye to the first great of the year, Novak Djokovic landed this Monday in Belgrade, where dozens of fans showed their unconditional support for their idol in what are probably the most difficult moments of the career of the number one in world tennis.
“I’m very sorry about Novak and I hope he can play in other tournaments and in other Grand Slams like Roland Garros,” said a young woman wearing the national flag near the airport. “We send you all our love and positive energy.”
“I don’t know what his next steps will be,” another fan added. “I hope he finds a way to play in the other tournaments, respecting the freedom to choose whether to get vaccinated or not.”
With this whole thing slowly coming to an end, the Serbian public focuses its interest on two questions: one of them is what will Nole do, stay in Serbia to train or go to Spain. And the second has to do with what will happen in the next tournaments. And it is that this same Monday Roland Garros announced its intention to require all the players of the next edition to be vaccinated, a decision also shared by the United States Open and that for the moment leaves Wimbledon as the only Grand Slam in which it would not be It is necessary to present the complete vaccination schedule. The tennis player’s problems could have just begun.