Andy Roddick On Novak Djokovic'S Ranking: &Quot;Nobody Needs It&Quot;

Andy Roddick on Novak Djokovic’s ranking: «No one needs him»


Novak Djokovic He returned to the ATP Tour two weeks ago after a long absence. The Serbian tennis player won the Wimbledon tournament this year and was later forced to stop with several tournaments in the United States that could not host him due to regulations that provide for the impossibility of registering people who have not had the Coronavirus vaccine. .

Despite this, Novak Djokovic’s return to the circuit was nothing short of devastating and in a few days Nole won both the ATP tournament in Tel Aviv and the Kazakh tournament in Nur Sultan. The Astana 500 allowed the 21-time Grand Slam title winner to reach the Turin final and thus Nole will be able to take part in the last big event of the year.

Djokovic won almost every match with no particular concerns and the only major difficulties came in the semi-finals where the Serb put up a tough fight against Daniil Medvedev. The Russian won the first set 6-4 and came close to winning, then Djokovic won the second set and at the end of the second set Daniil was forced to withdraw due to a physical problem.

Instead, there was no real problem in the final where the Balkan champion beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets.

The latest on the words of Novak Djokovic and Roddick

In this 2022 Novak Djokovic missed the Australian Open and the US Open, tournaments that saw him as the absolute favorite, but could not host him due to vaccine laws.

Djokovic also won Wimbledon this year, but due to ATP decisions he did not receive the 2000 points he was actually entitled to. A ranking therefore totally distorted with Djokovic who is currently, despite him, number 7 in the ATP ranking.

A penalty for both Djokovic and his rivals with the big names on the circuit who could reach the former world number one in the quarter-finals or even the round of 16. This was pointed out by former American champion Andy Roddick with a tweet and received several compliments from fans.

Here is his message: «I am happy that Novak Djokovic has earned these points for the ranking. It does not benefit anyone to have him at number 7 in the world when in reality his level has not changed. He should have his real points, since Wimbledon» .

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