Novak Djokovic is an unfair scapegoat

Tennis star had noble intentions, doing what was just natural

28 June 2020 - 00:00 By OLIVER BROWN

Novak Djokovic became the unfair whipping boy of world sport this week when his tennis matches in Croatia and Serbia turned into a mobile germ-warfare factory, infecting him, his wife, his fitness trainer and two fellow players with Covid-19.

"Bone-headed," said Nick Kyrgios, a figure with some expertise on that front. "Not a good look," decried Andy Murray. Such is the price for breaking protocol in the midst of a pandemic: damnation by the pious...

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