'No one would have blamed Novak Djokovic...', says former ATP player



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'No one would have blamed Novak Djokovic...', says former ATP player

Cameron Norrie had long been warning of his inexorable progression and, although no one expected you to offer such impressive performance as those of Indian Wells 2021, his season was already being magnificent. So much so that the British had played five finals before the one reached in the Californian desert.

With the sixth, which has been his second title of the season and of his career, after Los Cabos, he stands as the player with the most finals played so far this year, equaling the record of Novak Djokovic, and surpassing Illustrious names such as Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev or Andrey Rublev, who have played and won many games this season.

Dell opens up on Novak Djokovic

Donald Dell, co-founder of the ATP, believes Novak Djokovic's motives behind launching the Professional Tennis Players Association (PTPA) should not be questioned. According to Dell, Djokovic is interested in protecting the interests of his peers and is not chasing financial rewards.

"Djokovic surely isn’t doing this (PTPA) for himself," Donald Dell wrote. "He doesn’t need the money, having pocketed more than $151 million in on-court earnings, not to mention the endorsement dollars."

According to Dell, the fact that Djokovic dedicated his time and attention towards the PTPA despite being under immense pressure to deliver on the court proves that the Serb genuinely cares about the wellbeing of his peers.

"He doesn’t need the distraction, either," Dell went on. "No one would have blamed him had he stepped aside and let Pospisil do the heavy lifting as he pursued one of the most hallowed feats in tennis, something that hasn’t been matched in more than half a century, a sweep of the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the U.S.

Open." The Grand Slam tournaments of the season finally came to an end at the US Open 2021. With some stimulating performances, this season witnessed some of the finest emerging talents. We’re just months away from the Australian Open 2022 now.

Just ahead of the competition, the Australian Open is constructing a new arena at Melbourne Park. The Australian Open 2022 is prepared to kick off from January 2022. Just recently, a video of the new arena at Melbourne Park surfaced on social media.

The fresh new court looks gigantic with fancy blue-colored seats. This modern court would definitely enlighten the atmosphere of Melbourne Park. At the Australian Open, the matches are mainly played at four different courts with varying capacities, namely, Rod Laver Arena, Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne Arena, and Show courts.