Novak Djokovic has organised a tennis tournament that will feature the likes of Dominic Thiem and Grigor Dimitrov in June.
The tennis season is currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic but it is hoped the campaign can get back underway in August.
Players on the ATP and WTA Tour have gradually begun pracitising again after several weeks in isolation.
Djokovic has been spotted at a tennis club in Marbella, Spain getting back to work while Thiem has been training in Austria.
Some players in America and Germany have also been involved in exhibition matches with strict health and safety guidelines.
And Djokovic has created a new tennis tournament – the Adria Tour – which will be played between June 13-July 5 in Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia.
The world No 1 will be joined by Thiem and Dimitrov in the event and the money raised will be used to aid regional humanitarian projects.
Djokovic will also face Damir Dzumhur in an exhibition match in Sarajevo, Serbia on July 5.
Meanwhile, Toni Nadal, uncle and former coach of Rafael Nadal, has been opening up on the struggle they faced trying to prepare for matches against Djokovic.
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The Serbian holds a 29-26 winning head-to-head record over Nadal and since the start of 2014 he’s lost just four times to the Spaniard.
Speaking in an interview with Eurosport, Nadal explained they preferred to face Roger Federer over Djokovic.
“For us, it was always more difficult to play against Djokovic,” he said.
“Because it’s not about who of them is better. For us, when we play against Federer, we have a way to beat him.
“In my mind, before going on court, I know what we have to do.
“When we play against Djokovic, many times we didn’t know exactly what we had to do.
“This is more difficult, for me. I prefer to play against Federer.”
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