Novak Djokovic would never have imagined that he was disqualified from a major event this kind of way. Serbian was unintentionally hit a spare ball that unfortunately striked a woman line judge when playing against Pablo Carreno Busta at the round of 16.
While it became a serious discussion matter in the tennis world, several racket sports legends, experts, coaches, and players have been opined over this controversial issue. In a row, a former Croatian tennis star and the current coach of Djokovic Goran Ivanisevic has shocked by this incident.
Goran Ivanisevic, who played tennis for Croatia from 1991 to 2004, said, “How could it be? Awful. He was by himself for a while, and then we talked.”
Besides, He added, “It is not easy for him, it was a huge shock that nobody expected. He was the favorite, he played great, and the tournament before that.”
Additionally, When coach can’t imagine those things in his life, he went on to say, “I had all the scenarios in my head – that someone on the team might get infected (with Covid-19), so they kicked him out of the tournament, that he might get hurt and even lose. But I didn’t have this, even in my wildest dreams, in my head.”
“Djokovic Will Come Out of This Even Stronger and Better”- Goran Ivanisevic
After the US Open early exit, Djokovic will be playing in the Rome Masters and French Open. Additionally, 2001 Wimbledon Champion Goran believes that if Serbian wins a title at Roland Garros, the ongoing matter will be buried.
The Hall of Fame member said, “Novak is a born winner and he will come out of this even stronger and better”
“If he wins Roland Garros, which I think he can, this will be forgotten as if it never happened.”, the former world number two player concluded.
While Rome Masters will begin on 14th September in Italy, besides, the French Open will be held from 27th September to 11th October in Paris.