Andy Murray of Great Britain returns a shot to Richard Gasquet of France during Day 3 of the Western and Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Centre on 12 August 2019 in Mason, Ohio.

Andy Murray of Extensive Britain returns a shot to Richard Gasquet of France during Day 3 of the Western and Southern Originate at Lindner Household Tennis Centre on 12 August 2019 in Mason, Ohio.

Paul Annacone, the extinct coach of Roger Federer and Andy Murray, believes the controversial Adria Tour could perchance well be pleased disasterous consequences.

Novak Djokovic organised the Adria Tour nonetheless courted controversy by resisting calls to implement social distancing.

That meant 4 000 followers were in the stadium in Belgrade, and players were later considered partying collectively and playing basketball with every every other.

All that came to a crashing stop when a complete lot of players, inducing Djokovic, and workers participants tested definite for Covid-19, and Paul Annacone, a seasoned and revered coach, understands the criticism.

“I disclose there is a complete lot of his uncover neighborhood who’re scratching their heads,” Annacone told Sports actions Illustrated.

“His [Novak Djokovic] ardour to raze one thing correct style clouded the total knowledge, the total science.

“It changed into a correct style cause, pushed by the finest motive, nonetheless the discontinue consequence changed into pretty disastrous.”

Annacone additionally worries that the Adria Tour fiasco could perchance well maybe simply be pleased reaching consequences for players, a complete lot of whom could perchance well maybe simply be pleased their self perception of their security dented.

“There’s 10 folk on the council; they should figure how they really feel about it,” he added.

“That you just can well maybe maybe simply be pleased 500 players around the sector on razor’s edge, hoping they are able to play in eight weeks [at the US Open]. Every action has a result.”

– TEAMtalk media