Dominic Thiem to donate prize money from Djokovic’s Belgrade event – report



World No three Dominic Thiem will donate the prize cash that he obtained in Belgrade all through the ill-fated Adria Tour, the place Novak Djokovic and three completely completely totally utterly totally totally completely totally different members examined optimistic for coronavirus, his father was quoted by Austrian media on Friday.

Thiem took half contained contained all through the Belgrade leg of the exhibition occasion organised by Djokovic, the place social distancing was minimal and matches have been carried out in entrance of 1000’s of followers, incomes a storm of criticism.

Thiem’s father, Wolfgang, who furthermore trains the 26-year-old, defended Djokovic, telling Austria’s Presse each single day that the world No 1 had not damaged any of Serbia’s and Croatia’s coronavirus pointers and the tour had aimed to assemble cash for charity.

“After the entire dancing contained contained all through the nightclub (all through the tour) was not most attention-grabbing, nonetheless Djokovic did nothing unhealthy in precept,” he was quoted as saying.

“….an excessive amount of thousand euros () are collected for a clinic treating youngsters with most cancers.”

He didn’t say to who Thiem would donate his prize cash.

The 33-year-old Djokovic donated bigger than €40 000 to the Serbian metropolis of Novi Pazar, badly affected by the pandemic to assist it wrestle a rising outbreak of the illness, Serbian media reported on Wednesday.

Thiem has acknowledged tennis avid avid avid players on the Adria Tour made “a mistake” after Djokovic, Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki all examined optimistic to Covid-19.

Djokovic and his accomplice Jelena, who had been self isolating since coming back from the tour, have now examined antagonistic.



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