“He can do whatever he wants!” Borna Coric comes out in support of Novak Djokovic’s vaccination stand

In a recent interview, Borna Coric came out in support of Novak Djokovic's stand against vaccination.

Borna Coric and Novak Djokovic
Borna Coric and Novak Djokovic

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic had one of his worst trips to Australia which ended with him being banned from entering the country for 3 years. Djokovic’s refusal to get vaccinated and Australia’s policy to not allow unvaccinated players led to the entire debacle that saw the 3-time defending champion at the Australian Open not get a chance to defend his title at the 2022 Australian Open.

Coric not surprised by Djokovic stand

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic

World No.88 Borna Coric has recently stressed that not getting vaccinated is Novak Djokovic’s own will and that nobody should force him to change it. He further said that he fully “respects” it. Earlier this week, the Serbian had revealed that he was willing to sacrifice tournaments and trophies in order to stay put on his stand against getting vaccinated. The Serbian had emphasized that the “principles of decision-making on his body” are more important to him than winning titles.

Reacting to this, Coric reiterated in a recent interview with Nova TV that Djokovic is a free man and can do “what he wants.” The Croatian also feels that the World No. 1 won’t succumb to the pressure around him.

“He’s his own man, he can do what he wants,” said Coric. “I had the vaccine, but I don’t have much to add… It is his decision and I respect it. I was not surprised, we all know how strong he is mentally, he won’t cave because of the pressure.”– said the Serbian.

The Croatian further went on to praise the physicality and body of Djoker even at the age of 34, when most of his rivals are struggling with injuries. The World No.1 is still an absolute specimen of physicality despite his age.

“He’s got the body of a 25-year old.  a healthy one, not me, ha-ha!”– added Djokovic.

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