Wednesday, June 29

Novak Djokovic: why the world’s number one tennis player is such a polarizing figure


Novak Djokovic

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Often times Novak Djokovic has to place a hand over his ear to encourage the crowd to cheer him on.

He has won a record 20 men’s Grand Slam titles and is number one in the world with astonishing physical condition, but he is also one of the most polarizing figures in tennis.

The 34-year-old Serbian player was held this week in a government detention hotel in Australia, pending the outcome of his latest controversy, after his visa was revoked in Melbourne when he arrived to defend his Open champion title. from Australia.

A court will decide on Monday whether to deport you, but whether you win or lose your appeal, This week’s events have made him an even more divisive player.


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