Tuesday, 23. September 2014
07. 11. 12. - 14:00
Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic is facing fresh anguish over his father's frail health as he plays in London's ATP World Tour Finals tournament this week.
Stricken Srdjan Djokovic has been flown by a private air ambulance from Belgrade, Serbia, to a specialist clinic in Munich, Germany.
Reports say he is suffering from the often lethal respiratory infection SARS and sepsis, a severe and usually deadly over-reaction by a patient's body to infection.
Last night (Monday), say reports in Djokovic's native Serbia, the tennis star's father had been admitted to the Grossharden clinic, one of the leading heart and lung transplant centres in Germany.
Djokovic had visited his father in Belgrade just hours before flying to London.
Yesterday (Monday) at London's 02 arena Djokovic won his first round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and is due to play Andy Murray tomorrow (wednesday).
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