Djokovic on ATP stripping ranking points from Wimbledon: “When you make a wrong decision, there are consequences”

Novak Djokovic was superb as he opened up his Roland Garros account with ease against Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3, 6-1, 6-0.

Into the second round of the French Open, Djokovic spoke afterwards on a topic heavy on the mind of many involved in tennis at the moment with the ATP’s decision to strip ranking points from Wimbledon.

Already losing a heavy points haul from the Australian Open, it is a decision that will see the World No.1 likely plummet and elevate Daniil Medvedev despite the Russian’s inability to play.

He had a strong response to it when speaking to reporters post match.

“I'm affected because I'm not able to defend 4.000 points [Australia and Wimbledon, but I'm happy to see that the ATP and the Players decided to show Wimbledon that when you make a wrong decision, there are consequences,” he said as quoted by Jose Morgado.

But he still plans to play in London despite the reservations about the points situation.

“Wimbledon is still Wimbledon, it was my dream as a kid, I never looked at it for points of prize-money, but I understand the group of players affected. It's a lose-lose situation.”

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