Alex Dolgopolov is already the second top player to join the country’s defensive reserves.
Ukrainians tennis stars have traveled to their homeland and taken up arms while defending their country.
Ended his career Sergi Stahovski has already arrived. He has had his weapon suit and assault rifle cleared. Now Stahovsky gets to follow Alexandr Dolgopolovista.
Dolgopolov said on Reuters on Wednesday that he had traveled home to Ukraine after receiving pre-school training in gun handling.
“I have started shooting practice and I was lucky when one former soldier advised me for 5-7 days,” Dolgopolov wrote on Instagram.
Dolgopolov33, said he spent time in Turkey with his sister and mother when the Russian offensive war began three weeks ago.
“When I found out that a few guys came from the US to Ukraine, we also traveled.”
Dolgopolov said he bought bulletproof vests, flew to Zagreb and drove from there to Europe. He eventually reached Ukraine via Poland and is now in Kiev.
“This is our home and we are going to defend it with everyone who stays here. I plan to stay in Kiev until we win and beyond. ”
Dolgopolov is about to end his tennis career, but he was a very hard-working professional. He won three ATP tournaments in his career and rose to No. 13 on the world rankings.
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