Djokovic: I have secured a comfortable life and feel more responsibility for other players

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.

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