ANTI-VAXXER Novak Djokovic says he would maintain the disastrous Adria Tour AGAIN and feels no guilt about gamers catching coronavirus.
Djokovic was slammed for his choice to host the tournament in Serbia and Croatia throughout June.
Anti-vaxxer Novak Djokovic stated he would maintain the disastrous Adria Tour once more
Djokovic was slammed for his choice to host the tour in Serbia and Croatia
However the ill-fated exhibition event got here crashing to a halt after Djokovic, his spouse Jelena and fellow execs Grigor Dimitrov, Viktor Troicki and Borna Coric examined optimistic for Covid-19.
Regardless of issuing a grovelling apology, the World No1 has now insisted the backlash he obtained was like a “witch hunt” in opposition to him.
Djokovic instructed the New York Times: “Whether or not it is honest or not, you inform me, however I do know that the intentions have been proper and proper, and if I had the prospect to do the Adria Tour once more, I might do it once more.
“I do not assume I’ve performed something dangerous to be sincere. I do really feel sorry for those that have been contaminated.
“Do I really feel responsible for anyone that was contaminated from that time onward in Serbia, Croatia and the area? After all not.
“It is like a witch hunt, to be sincere. How will you blame one particular person for the whole lot?”
Djokovic in April stated he was an anti-vaxxer, explaining he wouldn’t take obligatory vaccination for coronavirus if required.
However the Serbian tried to make clear his stance on the matter and revealed he’s not in opposition to ALL vaccinations.
Djokovic defined: “I see that the worldwide media has taken that out of context a bit bit, saying that I’m utterly in opposition to vaccines of any variety.
He added: “My problem right here with vaccines is that if somebody is forcing me to place one thing in my physique. That I do not need. For me that is unacceptable.
“I’m not in opposition to vaccination of any variety, as a result of who am I to discuss vaccines when there are individuals which have been within the subject of medication and saving lives around the globe?
“I am certain that there are vaccines which have little negative effects which have helped individuals and helped cease the unfold of some infections around the globe.”
Djokovic confirmed this month he will play in the US Open.
He’ll journey to New York this month to play within the rearranged Western & Southern Open after which the hard-court Slam at Flushing Meadows.
The 33-year-old has been practising in Puente Romano in Marbella for the primary main to happen post-global lockdown.
And with Spaniard Rafael Nadal choosing not to play and Swiss superstar Roger Federer sidelined through injury, he’ll fancy his probabilities of profitable a fourth US Open title.
Djokovic confirmed this month he’ll play within the US Open