Serb Novak Djokovic has spoken about he proposed in April the idea of financial aid to players, occupying low positions in the ranking, for a time stopped all international tournaments pandemic coronavirus.
“Earning a lot of money, we have secured a comfortable life. We were very lucky and we will always be grateful for that. But 90-95% of tennis players, as a similar percentage of all people have difficulties. For these players the question is, will they continue to perform, and financial assistance to them is very important.
I feel the responsibility as head of the players Council, and as the first racket of the world. I was able to earn a lot, and now I have to contribute as possible. We discussed this issue with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. I’m glad the reaction of the players at this difficult time”, — quotes the words of Djokovic Globo Esporte.
Recall that some players reacted to the offer negatively Novak, including one of the leaders of men’s tennis, Austrian Dominic Tim.