John Millman says tennis gamers know “Novak Djokovic is a hero dressed as a villain.” In a column for information.com.au, Millman defined why Djokovic being perceived because the villain could not be proper. “For the final fifteen years Roger and Rafa, our cape donning warriors, have delighted adoring crowds.
However for this story to work we would have liked an anti-hero of equal brilliance. Enter Novak Djokovic,”
Millman wrote. Djokovic isn’t any stranger to criticism and controversy as simply lately he was closely criticized for his vaccine stance and the Australia visa saga.
However when the ATP season was suspended because of the pandemic in 2020, Djokovic wished to boost funds for lower-ranked gamers. When tennis resumed, Djokovic from his personal pocket hosted two ATP tournaments and a Challenger event.
Additionally, Djokovic supported Australia through the bushfires and he additionally launched the PTPA – a corporation that’s engaged on guaranteeing higher rights and situations for gamers on all ranges. “Over time I’ve danced with the satan, (and he whooped me on a number of events!), however the extra I danced the extra I realised that our sport’s most divisive participant was maybe not a villain, however a hero in disguise,” Millman wrote.
Millman on what followers do not know: Djokovic is a hero dressed as a villain
“Novak will at all times divide opinion. He definitely has sturdy beliefs and unwavering rules which may not be agreeable. For some he’ll at all times be somebody we hope to not succeed.
I consider in time although extra individuals will come to understand what his colleagues already know, Novak is a hero dressed as a villain. And that was precisely what our sport wanted,” Millman concluded. In his column, Millman highlighted a number of optimistic issues and initiatives from Djokovic.
Judging by Millman’s phrases, ATP gamers have a ton of respect for Djokovic and his efforts to assist the sport develop.