Many of tennis’ top start joined top ranked Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in a short video calling for peace in the Ukraine. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Gael Monfils, amongst others weigh in their thoughts in the short clip.
While tennis competitors generally stay away from the political sphere, particularly prominent competitors, yet it is refreshing to see elite competitors such as Djokovic, Nadal and Murray calling for peace and supporting their friend in these trying times.
Watch the short clip below:
Ukraine recently fell into crisis ever since its now deposed president, Viktor Yanukovych, turned to Russian support following his rejection of closer ties to the European Union.