Tennis – Novak Djokovic Vs Rafael Nadal: Saudi Arabia Match Called Off
An arranged show coordinate between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in Saudi Arabia has been canceled due to the Spaniard’s lower leg damage.
The world’s best two positioned players were because of meet in Jeddah on 22 December.
There had been calls for the match to be dropped after the homicide of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul.
— Kimberly A. Woodard (@BeingKimmie) November 6, 2018
The Saudis concede Khashoggi was slaughtered in their office, and Turkish authorities trust he was stifled to death and his body eviscerated.
World number one Djokovic said a month ago that he and Nadal would settle on a choice “soon” when they had more data about the circumstance.
And, now the Serbian disclosed on Friday that Rafael Nadal has been injured, so the match is not going to be played this year.”
Tiger, Federer, Djokovic, Federer, Nadal all pulling out of events in Saudi Arabia. thehttps://www.middleeasteye.net/news/tiger-woods-bows-out-saudi-golf-tournament-khashoggi-950225836
— Alexander Marquardt (@MarquardtA) November 9, 2018
Nadal hauled out of the ATP Tour finals in London in the wake of having medical procedure on his lower leg a week ago.
Different games occasions have occurred in Saudi Arabia since Khashoggi was slaughtered, for example, Brazil’s match against Argentina on 16 October.
Breaking News: A match which was planned to held between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in Saudi Arabia has been called off. The world was after top ranked players to upheld their decision following #Khashoggi‘s brutal killing inside the consulate.https://t.co/yUkkTUAbSC pic.twitter.com/KPS8AOjh3X
— Rizwana_Kareem (@Rizwana_kareem) November 9, 2018
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