Before their victorious quarter-final against the United Kingdom, the world number 1 and his Serbian teammates refused to submit to a doping test.
Upcoming controversy on the Malaga side, where is the final phase of the Davis Cup tennis being played? Marca reported this Friday that Novak Djokovic and his teammates from the Serbian team refused to submit to a doping test before their victorious quarter-final against the United Kingdom (2-0).
The reason ? The world number one would not have appreciated receiving the call-up an hour and a half before playing his singles against Cameron Norrie on Thursday. “This is the first time this has happened to me. It doesn’t make sense to do it before when I’ll be there after the match, Djokovic said in Serbian after beating Norrie and giving his country a place in the semi-finals. I have my pre-game routine and don’t need to think about donating blood or urine at that time.»