While Novak Djokovic’s behaviour off the court may be polarising, there is no doubt about his performance on it.
Djokovic put one of the toughest tournaments of his career behind him on Sunday night to outclass Daniil Medvedev who was riding a 20-match winning streak.
It was a moment of relief for Djokovic, whose unwillingness to accept the severity of the coronavirus pandemic had seen him become public enemy No. 1.
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The Serbian said back in 2020 that he felt like the victim of a “witch-hunt” after his disastrous Adria Tour, which had no social distancing protocols and saw four players test positive for COVID-19.
Djokovic tried not to give the critics too much influence, instead…