Hyderabad: World No.1 tennis player from Serbia, Novak Djokovic is set to organise a tennis tournament next month in Balkan with some of the world’s best tennis players.
In a statement, a spokesman for Djokovic said that the Adria Tour will be held between June 13-July 5 in Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia. Along with Djokovic, world number three Dominic Thiem and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, ranked 19, will also participate in the tournament, the statement said. The ATP and WTA Tours have been suspended since March and will not resume until at least the end of July, while Roland Garros was postponed to September and Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since the Second World War. The money gathered from the Adria Tour, which starts in Belgrade on June 13-14, will be used for various regional humanitarian projects, the statement added. It is unknown if the tournament will be open to spectators or will be only broadcast on television.
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