“They must allow Novak Djokovic to play,” says expert

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Tennium, Tennis Global Platform, today presented the Argentina Open ATP 250, an event belonging to the ATP Tour, to be held from February 5 to 13, 2021, at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, and which will feature brilliant names, the return of full capacity for the tournament.

Two players who are among the 15 best on the planet topped the list today, such as defending champion Diego Schwartzman (No.13 ATP) and Austria’s Dominic Thiem (No.15). The event took place at the official hotel, the Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, and was attended by the current champion, Diego Schwartzman; Matías Lammens, Minister of Tourism and Sports of the Nation; Mariano Zabaleta, vice-president of the Argentine Tennis Association; as well as Martín Hughes, executive director and partner of Tennium, and Martín Jaite, tournament director.

Once again, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Nation is the main supporter of the tournament, through its brand Visit Argentina, at the top of a list which includes, to date, Axion energy, Ripio, Motorola, Isdin , Marriott, Emirates, Correo Argentino, Fila, Buenos Aires, Medicus, Wilson, Lavazza, Simplot, Philips, Ser and Villavicencio.

The official broadcaster will once again be TyC Sports and the official radio station will once again be Urbana Play. The tournament will be a big challenge for defending champion Schwartzman, who once again left the traditional partner’s trophy at home by winning this season’s tournament after 13 years without local conquests.

“Winning the title this year has been very special for me. Unfortunately it was with few people, in a year of pandemic and others, but I know that in February I will surely end up with a full stadium and enjoy the fact that people can see the best again. tennis here in Buenos Aires.

I hope to repeat a great year and enjoy with all the people who will surely come, ”said the Peque happily. Novak Djokovic has had a phenomenal 2021 season.

Djokovic had a phenomenal 2021 season

Recently, in an interview with Russian media outlet K1 Televizija, Novak Djokovic’s father Srdjan Djokovic shed some light on the matter.

“They (Tennis Australia) have to decide whether they will let Novak in,” Srdjan said. “If they decide (not to let Novak play), they have support for their decision.” It seems likely that Novak Djokovic could miss the competition for his 21st Grand Slam.

In fact, he could also miss his Australian Open record of 10 titles. “He’s won the Australian Open nine times, now he wants to play – but they have to allow him to play,” his father explained.

Srdjan was asked what the team would do if they were ultimately not allowed to play at the Australian Open. “We will wait for Rolland Garros and his 21st (21st Grand Slam victory)”, he replied. “He will still win a few Grand Slam titles until his retirement. I think 4 or 5, ”predicted Srdjan.


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