The Serbian super star is back in Melbourne after his expulsion in 2014. © AFP
Nine- time Australian Open champ Novak Djokovic supposedly shortened a practice suit versus Daniil Medvedev on Wednesday due to a left hamstring problem, 5 days prior to theGrand Slam The Serbian super star is back in Melbourne after his expulsion in 2014 yet called for therapy and afterwards finished the knock-about with the Russian after shedding the initial collection. The session at Melbourne Park was intended to last 75 mins yet was rather stopped after simply over half a hr as a safety measure, the ABC as well as 9News Melbourne reported.
“It’s the hamstring that I had problems with in Adelaide last week,” Djokovic stated, according to 9News.
“I just felt it pulling and I didn’t want to risk anything worse. I played a set and apologised to him (Medvedev) and he was understanding.
” I simply intend to prevent any type of larger terrifies prior to the Australian Open,” he said.
Djokovic, who won the Adelaide crown on Sunday despite the lingering hamstring issue, is hot favourite to triumph in Melbourne once again.
The 35-year-old is supposed to play Nick Kyrgios in a re-run of last year’s Wimbledon final on Friday in front of a full house at Rod Laver Arena in another practice match.
Djokovic, one of the finest men’s tennis players of all time with 21 major crowns, was deported from Australia a year ago over his stance on Covid vaccines.
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