In the semi-finals last year Vimldona, Novak Djokovic – Rafael Nadal, caused a storm in the world of tennis, but now the organizers have decided to react and change the rules.
Recall that in the evening local time, eight tennis aces have started the big fight, and that the roof of the Center Court, which has already been closed. And it was so, because the previous six and a half hours of play Kevin Anderson (Novak last opponent in the final) and John Isner and the sunset waiting for Djokovic and Rafa. And, with a closed roof, from which the field of lighting projectors, took place in an epic battle. Firstly 6: Serb to count, but 3: 6 for the Spanish and 7: 6 (9) for Đokovića. And soon after, meeting, as it was already 11 pm, in accordance with the rules broken.
In accordance with the same the next day set the rules – during the day, but still with the roof closed. Free, regulations require that "the condition, open or closed, the roof has been interrupted – in such a state will be played on and on."
Sun "smoking" the other semi-final day, creating an unbearable heat in the indoor stadium. Nadal will be moved, came to the 2: 2 complete dishonest fourth with a score of 3: 6, but a marathon Djokovic decided in his favor – it was 10: 8 in the fifth section.
After this defeat, Raf was asked if he believes that it is okay to play under a closed roof on a hot day:
"I do not want to talk about it anymore. If I say something, you journalists do not write about it, and I do not want to write about today, "said the Spaniard.
The British public when it is considered that the above conditions are more response Djokovic, who is not in the closed lost to Nadal in 2010. Higher humidity means that vimbldonskoj grass ball bounce lower, thus reducing the impact of the devastating Nadalovog «Topspin». Nola, however, denied that he had asked that the roof remains closed:
"We are the organizers, and the judge said that the roof needs to be, as it was when we first day of play. There is a dialogue. What if I told them of my desire? No, I did not. But inside I was on the roof of the left, because we are under it, is closed, and played three sets, so I wanted to match continues in the same conditions, "he said while Djokovic.
Now, however, the rules have changed. In this year's Wimbledon, "the sword, which is in the 11 evening disturbed in the dark under a closed roof – sutrdan continue to" conditions of life ", that is, with an open roof," saved by the organizers of the most famous tennis tournament in the world.
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