The controversy continues … Vasek Pospisil’s reaction at the Miami Open last Wednesday was not the typical tirade you see when a player feels close to defeat. With wholesale insults towards ATP president Andrea Gaudenzi, he brought to light an obvious malaise that, at one point this week, included a possible boycott of the tournament. AND now Novak Djokovic came out to support the Canadian.
On his Twitter account, the No. 1 in the world gave his position on the matter and, obviously, gave important support to Pospisil, in the center of the scene at the American Masters 1000.
“As for the matters that we take care of, I am not in Miami. However, Vasek Pospisil is my good friend and I sympathize with him with all my heart. The players on the tour would agree that he is an individual of the highest. integrity that cares about the well-being of its fellow competitors “, he expressed.
In his second post, the Serbian left another clear message in search of unity: “I hope the players recognize the importance of being together.”
Pospisil, No. 67 in the world ranking, has an important position in the world of tennis as co-leader, together with Djokovic, of the separatist Association of Professional Tennis Players (PTPA), the union created last year to represent the interests of those frustrated with the ATP structure.
As a result of this conflict of interest Voices appeared in support of the Canadian who lost his temper in his debut against Mackenzie McDonald. “For an hour and a half, the ATP president was yelling at me for trying to unite the players. Bring him here. You can disqualify me and I will gladly sue the organization,” said the Canadian in the middle of the break between sets.
Now, none other than Djokovic, also offered his support. Without a doubt, this fight is hotter than ever …