The ATP’s suspension of Djokovic could lead to a major slide in his career

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When asked if his career as a tennis player would end, Djokovic replied: “I don’t know.”

He then added another question into the mix: “But, when you’re playing the game you feel like you are always on the outside.”

His answer was clear. Djokovic’s career as a tennis icon is unlikely to reach its peak. He is a 22-year-old, with two months to go until he takes his first major title since 2005. Not only is he unlikely to win a grand slam title while having a ban hanging over his head, it is also unlikely that he is going to regain his world number one ranking.

As a result, Djokovic’s career trajectory, which was supposed to be brightening with his current career peak of two dominant wins in the 2015 Paris Masters and the 2015 ATP 500 finals, could be heading for a major slide. He is in a very difficult position. When a player like Djokovic is suspended, the effect on the rankings is not great. Even with a lifetime ban, Djokovic would likely still have a career high of no. 6 or no. 7 in the world.

The ATP did not take its suspension of Djokovic lightly, and in the aftermath of the breach they have been talking openly about what they believe is to come. That includes a lengthy talk by their vice-president, John McEnroe as it is revealed in this article.

“Obviously, [Djokovic] took an incredibly stupid decision,” McEnroe said on Match of the Day on BBC Radio 5 live. “The ATP have to be held to account for that. We’re not out at the moment but we will be soon.”

In the same interview, McEnroe says that he spoke to Djokovic after the player had been suspended and was told: “Look, if you want to leave us in the lurch, we’ll leave you in the lurch.”

He added that the only way Dj

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