Hopefully it's nothing that will concern me," said Djokovic. I don't have a disease. End of the day, you're trying to beat your opponent on the court and everything else doesn't matter at all. Even players who hail from socially liberal countries inevitably live sheltered lives within the professional tennis bubble, away from the socially diverse realities of many of the cities they are playing in on tour. Our Ausome Anton:
Vahaly is sure there are many more, and wants to create as welcoming and understanding environment as possible to help them come out should they want to.
It is not a sport like football where the homophobic abuse from the stands could be savage. Worse players than David Ferrer won a Grand Slam title. Court, a Pentecostal minister, regularly denounces homosexuals but the second biggest arena at the Australian Open still bears her name, despite pleas from King and others to rebrand it. I don't see a countdown.