ASICS Brand Trainer Marc Sieber revealed that top players like Novak Djokovic are involved in the creation of ASICS models. Tennis is one of the sports in which footwear plays an important role, since the player needs to feel comfortable in their shoes on any surface.
Djokovic, one of the greatest champions the game has ever seen, is known for his attention to detail and being comfortable in his shoe is certainly important to him. "It works very well because high-level athletes like Novak Djokovic are involved in creating the new models: He works closely with our ISS (Institute of Sports Sciences) in Kobe, Japan, and is in constant contact with the experts who are inside.
on the site," Sieber told Tennisnet.com. Djokovic had hoped to play the Masters in Indian Wells and Miami, but was denied entry to the United States due to his vaccinated status. Last week, Djordje Djokovic confirmed that his brother was in Belgrade, preparing for the Monte Carlo Masters and the French Open.
Last month, France lifted the vaccination mandate, paving the way for Djokovic to compete in Monte Carlo and Paris. "Novak is here, training in Belgrade and preparing for Monte Carlo. He went through a terrible period, but he stuck it out to the end and proved and proved why he is what he is.
He was in Dubai and unfortunately lost the quarterfinals there. He lacks the continuity of matches and tournaments, to be on the court.
Stakhovsky opens up on Djokovic
Novak Djokovic recently sent a few heartfelt messages to Sergiy Stakhovsky, offering his support to the Ukrainian amidst the Ukraine-Russia war.
"I put out Novak's (message) with his permission because I know for Ukrainians, that would matter,” Stakhovsky said. The 36-year-old also revealed that he chose to post Djokovic's message ahead of the likes of Richard Gasquet, Lucas Pouille, and Aljaz Bedene.
Stakhovsky explained that he did this because the Serb's immense popularity would mean that his message resonated across all corners of his nation. “Not all the Ukrainians would know Richard Gasquet or Lucas Pouille or Aljaz Bedene, or all the other guys, but they will see that he (Novak Djokovic) is supportive, that he understands that he condemns what's going on, that's the most important part - raise the spirit of the Ukrainians a bit," Stakhovsky said.
“There is no pretext for it. So I don't have to go far. I mean, I'm still, you know, a lot of people are saying that they're waking up and hoping," he added. "It was just a bad dream. But on day 16, (that) doesn't work anymore."