Dominic Thiem will donate the prize cash that he received in Belgrade through the ill-fated Adria Tour.© AFP
World quantity three Dominic Thiem will donate the prize cash that he received in Belgrade through the ill-fated Adria Tour, the place Novak Djokovic and three other participants tested positive for coronavirus, his father was quoted by Austrian media on Friday. Thiem took half within the Belgrade leg of the exhibition occasion organised by Djokovic, the place social distancing was minimal and matches have been performed in entrance of 1000’s of followers, incomes a storm of criticism. Thiem’s father, Wolfgang, who additionally trains the 26-year-old, defended Djokovic, telling Austria’s Presse day by day that the world primary had not damaged any of Serbia’s and Croatia’s coronavirus guidelines and the tour had aimed to gather cash for charity.
“Of course the dancing in the nightclub (during the tour) was not ideal, but Djokovic did nothing bad in principle,” he was quoted as saying.
“….a few thousand euros (dollars) are collected for a clinic treating children with cancer.”
He didn’t say to who Thiem would donate his prize cash.
The 33-year-old Djokovic donated more than 40,000 euros ($45,000) to the Serbian town of Novi Pazar, badly affected by the pandemic to assist it combat a rising outbreak of the illness, Serbian media reported Wednesday.
Thiem has acknowledged tennis gamers 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 spouse Jelena, who had been self isolating since getting back from the tour, have now examined detrimental.
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