Tennis star Novak Djokovic has proposed the idea of forming a players union to represent men’s professional tennis players. According to an Associated Press report, Djokovic and Vasek Pospisil would be the co-presidents of the Professional Tennis Players Association. Djokovic currently serves as the president of the ATP Player Council, which advises the ATP Board of Directors.
While Djokovic is one of the most notable names in the sport, his idea is not one backed by his fellow starts. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal spoke out shortly after the announcement and said that they object to such an idea.
“It is a time for even greater collaboration, not division,” Federer and Nadal said in a joint statement.
That response came after Pospisil tweeted a photo that showed a group of male tennis players wearing masks on a…