Novak Djokovic has admitted that he’s nonetheless “50/50” to know if he’ll take part within the upcoming Tokyo Olympics due to the countermeasures of coronavirus put in place within the Japanese capital.
The world primary made historical past on Sunday by beating Matteo Berrettini within the Wimbledon last to face Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 grand slam titles.
Djokovic has gained all three majors in 2021 and has lately instructed he’ll symbolize Serbia at this 12 months’s Olympics, with the tennis match set to start on July twenty fourth.
Nevertheless, with organizers this week confirming that spectators shall be banned from collaborating in occasions in Tokyo amid rising coronavirus circumstances, Djokovic shouldn’t be positive if he’ll journey to Japan.
“My plan was all the time to go to the Olympics, however now I’m somewhat divided,” he mentioned after his sixth Wimbledon triumph.
“I additionally really feel that there shall be quite a lot of restrictions on: [Athletes’] Village. It’s possible you’ll not be capable to see different athletes carry out stay.
“I am unable to even have my stringer which is an important a part of my group. I am unable to have a stringer. I am restricted by the quantity of individuals I can tackle my group as properly.
“It is type of 50-50 due to what I have been listening to over the past couple of days.”
Djokovic has participated within the Video games on three earlier events, however not like Nadal and Federer he has by no means claimed a gold medal.
The bronze medal he gained in 2008 in Beijing, China was the most effective 34-year-old has achieved.
Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Roberto Bautista Agut, Denis Shapovalov, Nick Kyrgios, Simona Halep and Serena Williams have beforehand confirmed they won’t be enjoying on the Olympics.
Swiss Federer, who gained gold within the males’s doubles in Beijing 13 years in the past, has but to decide on his participation.