Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic says he is looking forward to some of the exhibition events being planned in the coming weeks even as it looks unlikely that the tennis circuit will resume anytime soon. Ivanisevic is currently in Zagreb with his family and plans to be in Osijek at the beginning of June, where a tennis event is being planned by Igor Vekić, on similar lines to the International Tennis Premier League.
According to Sportske Jutarnji, Ivanisevic says, "I know that I am planning for that and I am looking forward to it, even though I am not sure who I can play with as a senior or veteran. Let's see, it could be Goran Prpic, it could be Sasa Hirszon, it could be Igor Saric, I am sure there will be a candidate.
I'm not clear yet how everything is conceived, but let something positive happen, because I still hold the opinion that there will be nothing from real competitive tennis this year." The Croatian also has high hopes for the tournament series being prepared by Novak Djokovic and Janko Tipsarevic.
Ivanisevic has been associated with the ATP Umag event for many years and also spoke about the cancellation of the tournament in the latest announcement made by the ATP Tour last week. "I don't know if it should be commented on, everything was clear in advance.
I don't know why all those umbrella organizations are waiting to announce these decisions. I hope that next year everything will be normal. First admission to the Hall of Fame in Newport, and then arrival in Umag for the tournament."