|N3 he is staying. Surprised he is not attending the funeral.
Posted: 4/20/2012 4:14:43 PM
Djokovic had considered withdrawing before his third-round match on
Thursday, which came only a few hours after he'd received the bad news.
''Yeah, I did. But I'm a professional and life goes on,'' he said.
''I know that I cannot change anything now. Obviously, it's what life
gives you and takes (from) you. It's a normal circle of life. I was very
close to him, so it was a big loss for me.
''Anytime is the wrong time to receive that news. Today was a bit
better, but still a lot of emotional ups and downs throughout the match.
I got to the semifinals, which is big result for me under the
Because of his tennis commitments, Djokovic will be unable to make the funeral back home in Serbia.
''No, it's not possible. It's a very sensitive thing to talk about
really,'' he said. ''Every religion has a different way of proceeding,
the funerals, life itself.''