Who’s image has taken the biggest hit in 2020

Who’s image has taken the biggest hit in 2020


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tennischef

New User
Things to consider:
Djokovic: adria tour, PTPA, line judge, vaccines, health/nutrition/pseudo science, best of 3 suggestion in slams, applying to re enter players council

Zverev: domestic violence, flouting covid rules, to be absentee father, general arrogant and pathetic attitude
 

tennischef

New User
Djokovic won a Slam and was #1 of the year.

2020 was definitely a positive year for his image as a tennis player.
Think his on court achievements this year are enough to counter his off-court BS haha?? He has had far better and more successful years yet people still dislike the guy so not sure if his tennis results really factor in here.
 
Djokovic did nothing wrong really. Promoting healthy food or being wary of vaccines is not a bad thing. Adria Tour was great, a few players got a little bit sick and went on with their life. Line judge was unfortunate accident
^ Agree with the above, couldn't have said it better myself. ^
Could we at least say "alleged domestic violence"? It hasn't been proven, has it?
HEAR, HEAR!

The biggest hit will be taken by those who keep rehashing the same old anti-Djokovic and Zverev threads--NOTHING NEW HERE! It'll go a few pages, the usual suspects will say the same things and then the thread will disappear--any bets on how many pages before it goes bye-bye--(not by me--I'm making popcorn).

BTW, can anyone spell thalidomide?
 

norcal

Hall of Fame
The average sports fan (or human) doesn't even know who Zverev is. Joker is longtime #1 and possible goat. Djoko's actions are on the world stage (his ignorant handling of covid threat) and thus have a much greater impact than individual cases of domestic abuse.

So for sure Joker's image has taken a bigger hit (bad pun?) on a broad scale.
 

Phoenix1983

G.O.A.T.
Novak Djokovic's image was poor before this year, now it's hit rock bottom.

Zverev I think is too early to call. Of course if he is found guilty of the domestic abuse accusation, he shall rightly be condemned.
 

ND-13

Professional
Zverev obviously... Alleged abuse also is not a good look.

Moreover DJokovic won AO, Rome , Cinci , has most masters record and a record ending 6 YE No 1.
 

Fedinkum

Legend
This is my boner thread of the year. Xmas came early!! Nice work OP!

Tsitsipas is not at their league yet but worthy an honourable mention everytime he recites a poem.
 
Djokovic's opinions on the virus and lockdown measures and stuff has given me mad respect for him. Most people are sheep who go along with the herd but there are some celebrities who aren't afraid to speak their own mind. Djokovic is the one with his head screwed on right.

Also nothing has been proven regarding Zverev. I don't think we need to get all catty or gossipy over either of them personally. Their images are fine.
 

Fedinkum

Legend
Djokovic did nothing wrong really. Promoting healthy food or being wary of vaccines is not a bad thing. Adria Tour was great, a few players got a little bit sick and went on with their life. Line judge was unfortunate accident
That is the genius of Novak's ability to turn ordinary events into major PR farces. The guy really knows how to dig himself holes even if he is floating in air.
 
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That is the genius of Novak's ability to turn ordinary events into major PR farces. They guy really knows how to dig himself holes even if he is floating in air.
They only turn into PR farces because people nowadays are such pearl clutchers. Novak has to be wary of his image to a certain degree but overall he would likely rather be real and raw than a cardboard cutout.
 
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