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Sport Novak Djokovic to headline charity tennis tour in Balkans starting in June

03:05  23 may  2020
03:05  23 may  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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a man swinging a racket at a ball: Novak Djokovic, the world's No. 1 ranked player, is heading up an exhibition series for charity. © Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Novak Djokovic, the world's No. 1 ranked player, is heading up an exhibition series for charity.

Via his Instagram page, Djokovic unveiled events that will be included on the Adria Tour:

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As mentioned on Tennis.com, Dominic Thiem, Grigor Dimitrov and Viktor Troicki will be joined by four other male players for a round-robin competition that begins June 13 in Belgrade, Serbia. The tour will then make stops in Croatia's Zadar, Montenegro and Banja Luka in Bosnia. 

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___ Novak Djokovic is planning to set up a series of tennis tournaments in the Balkan region while the sport is suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic. The top-ranked player’s media team says the Adria Tour will start in Belgrade on June 13 and end on July 5 with Djokovic ’s exhibition match

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is getting back in the swing of things as he sharpens his skills on the Djokovic had previously found himself in hot water after posting video of himself training on court The ATP Tour announced in a joint statement with the WTA that the two major tennis tours would be

Each weekend of the tour will have a "grand final." 

As noted by Christopher Clarey ‏of the New York Times, tickets will be sold if fans are welcomed to any of the events: 

Money raised through the tour will go toward the Novak Djokovic Foundation’s Early Childhood Development and Education programs. 

On July 5, Djokovic, the No. 1 player in the world, will face Bosnian Damir Dzumhur for an exhibition match in Sarajevo. 

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