After winning this third Laureus Sportsman of the Year honor, Novak Djokovic responded to Andy Murray’s claim that there’s doping in tennis, making it clear he didn’t share the Scot’s view.
“As long as we don’t have proof that game is not clean, then it is clean,” Djokovic told the Telegraph. “I’ve read what he said, I have great relationship with Andy, I’ve spoken to him, he didn’t mean specific individuals.
“It’s tricky for tennis,” he added. “There’s many stories that go round – betting, match-fixing, doping – it seems the weight has come down on tennis. But I think it all comes down to anti-doping agencies, governing bodies; they need to come out with proofs, if they don’t it’s only rumours. I’m proud to be part of a sport that is clean.”
So Djokovic has already talked to Murray about the claim? What a conversation that must have been.
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