TENNIS nice Novak Djokovic admits he was unhappy to see Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed however says it was the suitable determination.
The 32-year-old Serb was attributable to play in Japan this summer time as a part of the Olympic tennis match.
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However the Tokyo Video games have been lastly known as off yesterday after stress from all quarters and can happen subsequent 12 months.
Djokovic, who gained bronze on the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, posted an image on Twitter and mentioned: “Took this picture final 12 months in Japan. I’m unhappy the Olympics are postponed, however I’m positive it‘s the suitable determination for the collective well being of everybody concerned. Let’s sit up for Tokyo Olympics 2021.”
Djokovic gained his 17th grand slam earlier this 12 months on the Australian Open in Melbourne – his eighth title down underneath.
Tennis’ calendar has been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic with your complete European clay courtroom season postponed.
The French Open has been rearranged for September after the US Open, whereas a choice has but to be taken on Wimbledon in the summertime.
The 2020 Olympic Video games in Tokyo have been additionally lastly postponed for a 12 months yesterday.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pulled the plug on this summer time’s Video games, which will probably be rescheduled for subsequent 12 months.
Abe spoke to Worldwide Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach on Tuesday morning.
The PM urged, on behalf of his authorities, a 12-month postponement of the Video games – with Bach “100 per cent” agreeing to postpone it by a 12 months.