There was nothing “dodgy” a few drink ready for Novak Djokovic throughout Saturday’s Paris Masters semi-final win, says his spouse Jelena.
A video exhibiting Djokovic’s physio Ulises Badio mixing a drink whereas being shielded by his staff has been seen 15 million occasions on social media.
Jelena Djokovic wrote on Twitter: “I do not see something dodgy.”
Serb Djokovic, who beat Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas earlier than dropping in Sunday’s ultimate, has not commented.
The 21-time Grand Slam champion, who was in search of a record-extending seventh title on the Paris Masters, held off a spirited Tsitsipas fightback to win 6-2 3-6 7-6 (7-4).
He misplaced in three units to 19-year-old Dane Holger Rune within the ultimate.
The video led to questions on social media about what was within the combination and why Djokovic’s staff had been trying to cover it.
Jelena Djokovic stated: “I see individuals making an attempt to be personal about their enterprise in a world the place everybody seems like they’ve each proper to level a digital camera at you at any time when they need. Apparently, wanting/making an attempt to be personal makes you dodgy these days.
“He’ll discuss when he is able to discuss. Sit a bit in silence. Thoughts your self extra. Not every little thing you see is controversial. It could possibly be personal. Is that allowed?”
Djokovic, who’s an advocate of different well being care, was seen inhaling a powder throughout his victory over Nick Kyrgios within the Wimbledon ultimate in June.
Djokovic later described it as a “magic potion”, saying: “It’ll come out as one of many complement, as an instance, traces that I am doing proper now with drink and some different issues.”