Twitter gets savage as #Djokovid trends

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Tennis icon Novak Djokovic and his companions are now a subject of enormous criticism from all across the world. The world no. 1 recently hosted a charity tournament name the ‘Adria Tour’ in the cities of of Belgrade and Zadar last weekend, which has backfired hugely. Although Djokovic’s coach Goran Ivanišević recently claimed that the event had clearance from the Serbian and Croatian government, lack of restrictions in the tournament has been the result of multiple COVID-19 cases. The host Djokovic and his wife, and three more players Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Ćorić and Viktor Troicki all have contracted the virus. Meanwhile, Twitter is filled up with savage reprimands towards the Serbian tennis star, as the witty hashtag ‘#Djokovid’ gets trending.

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Since Dimitrov becoming the first positive case from the event, the final match between  Djokovic and Rublev was dropped, and the rest of the players were also put to test. Now with two more players Ćorić and Troicki confirmed to have contracted the virus, the global Tennis fandom has become furious on Djokovic’s irresponsibility on hosting a tournament and also attending a late night party with other players, while professional tennis itself isn’t returning to action until August.

From revered tennis stars around the world tweeting their opinion on the incident, to journalists and netizens getting the #Djokovid hashtag up to trending with savage tweets and memes, below here are some of the best reactions on Djokovic and his blunder of the event and partying.

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