Adria Tour

Kyrgios: ‘As Open A Book As There Is On Tour …’

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) While much of Europe and North American slept last night, Nick Kyrgios was wide awake Down Under where it was already Wednesday afternoon. The mercurial Aussie was busy on social media, where he’s […]

Croatian Tennis Federation Speaks About Adria Tour Event In Zadar

STARNBERG, June 25, 2020 Following the events at the second stop of the Adria Tour in Zadar, Croatia last weekend, the president of the Croatian Tennis Federation (HRT), Nikolina Babic, spoke about the coronavirus outbreak in the coastal city. “This […]

Adria Tour: With Folly Comes Consequences

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The players who participated during this month’s ill-fated Adria Tour hugged and high-fived on the tennis court, both in Serbia and Croatia. They also partied together off it. Some, including tour organizer Novak […]

Djokovic Tests Positive For COVID-19

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID-19. His team announced the news Tuesday afternoon in a press release. Djokovic and his wife, Jelena, passed their tests Monday in Belgrade, Serbia, […]

What Else Could Possibly Go Wrong With Adria Tour?

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The fall out from Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour event in the Balkans took a turn for the worse on Monday. A day after Grigor Dimitrov revealed he tested positive for Covid-19 after competing […]

Coric Tests Positive For Coronavirus

STARNBERG, June 22, 2020 Borna Coric has joined Grigor Dimitrov in testing positive for coronavirus. The 23-year-old Croatian faced the Bulgarian at the Adria Tour clay-court event in Zadar on Saturday afternoon. Coric confirmed on Monday that he too has […]

Tennis At Any Cost?

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) An up-close and personal weekend of camaraderie – filled with handshakes and hugs and a lack of any semblance of social distancing – that included a basketball game with friends and Adria Tour […]

Adria Tour Final In Zadar Cancelled

ZADAR, June 21, 2020 Sunday’s final of the Adria Tour in Zadar between World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Russia’s Andrey Rublev has been cancelled following Grigor Dimitrov‘s announcement of his positive test of Covid-19: “Hi Everyone-I want to reach […]

Djokovic Not Fazed By Father’s Comments About Federer

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The second weekend of the Adria Tour in Zadar, Croatia, got off to a contentious start on Friday when Srdjan Djokovic, father of the charity tournament’s founder, Novak Djokovic, suggested that Roger Federer […]

Adria Tour: Djokovic Dominates Opening Day In Zadar

ZADAR, June 20, 2020 The Adria Tour has arrived in Croatia’s coastal city of Zadar for the second weekend of the tennis exhibition tournament. Like last weekend in Belgrade, the eight-man draw has been broken into two groups of four players […]