“The World Can’t Come to a Complete Standstill”- John Isner Stubborn on Playing Tennis Amid Coronavirus Pandemic – Essentially Sports


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there was no tennis for a long time. But now, we are seeing many exhibitions being played like the Truist Atlanta Open which is something John Isner was very excited about as he wrote in a tweet. However, many people criticized this as fans are being allowed to watch the event. Isner responded to one such comment and ended up responding to many more. Check it out.

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John Isner Responds To Comments

As you can see in the above post, John Isner told the ‘coronabros’ that they can stay in their homes as much as they want but he is going to live his life and promote the sport of tennis. As you can expect, this comment got a lot of critical responses and Isner responded to a lot of them. Check it out.

In another comment, a person wrote about how people need to stay in their homes as otherwise people will get infected and also spread the virus. He also called Isner selfish. The American responded to this and explained why he feels that people shouldn’t stay at home. He said,

“We may not have a vaccine for a while and the world can’t come to a complete standstill. Reality is, we are going to have to learn and adapt to this virus in the safest manner possible.”

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Isner has also said that he feels the Truist Atlanta Open can be played in a very safe manner and that they will still put on a good show for tennis fans. However, there are still a lot of people who are not comfortable with the event and the reason is probably what happened at the Adria Tour.

The Adria Tour also allowed fans and many players got infected with the coronavirus. People are worried that the same thing might happen in Atlanta and that is why they are against the event. Hopefully, it will not happen.


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