Twelve-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic headlines a list of walking wounded at the Australian Open, with the Serb desperate to get back to winning ways after six months out injured. The former world number one is making a tilt at a record seventh Melbourne Park crown, but has some serious rust to shake off if he is to make an impression.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will use the Kooyong Classic starting Jan. 9 as a convenient emergency stop to gain much-needed match practice as the pair return from injury in time for the Australian Open.
MELBOURNE - Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic will make a return to the court before the Australian Open by playing at the Tie Break Tens tournament in Melbourne, the organisers have confirmed.
Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka are also confirmed to take part in the unusual tournament, where matches consist of first-to-10 point tie breaks.
Former world number one Andy Murray has pulled out of the Australian Open after failing to recover from a hip injury, tournament organizers said on Jan. 4.
ABU DHABI - Serbia's top-ranked male tennis player Novak Djokovic will not make a return to the tennis court at the Abu Dhabi exhibition tournament due to pain in his right elbow.
Djokovic, who was scheduled to face Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday, has been sidelined for six months with an elbow injury.
Former world number one Novak Djokovic will warm-up for a tilt at a record seventh Australian Open crown by playing in an innovative quickfire event at the Melbourne venue.
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the ATP Finals on Nov. 13, admitting he had lost his fitness battle after crashing to defeat in three sets to David Goffin in a thrilling encounter.
Our best tennis player Grigor Dimitrov will take part in the hard floor tournament in Vienna. The news was confirmed by the organizers of the race, which boasted in the social networks that he will debut in the Austrian capital, reported BGNES.
The tournament, which is in the ATP 500 category, has a prize of 2 million euros and will take place from 23rd to 29th October.