Novak Djokovic gave details of his injury in Australia
In the middle of the ATP Adelaide semifinal, Novak Djokovic showed evidence of suffering muscle problems on the left leg. And the alarms went off for the Australian Open.
Even so, the Serbian was able to with Daniil Medvedev, got into the definition of Adelaida and then gave details of his physical issues.
“Fortunately it hasn’t been anything serious. If it had been, I wouldn’t have been able to continue. I’ve simply requested medical time, I’ve taken some anti-inflammatories and everything has normalized after a few games”, said Djokovic after the victory. “I tried to keep the momentum and not allow him to break my serve. I think that’s been the key,” he added.
“As the game progressed, the muscle has softened and the discomfort has eased. Hopefully everything can be fine tomorrow”, he developed, thinking about the definition before Sebastian Korda.
It should be remembered that these inconveniences arise hours after the loss of Carlos Alcaraz of the first Grand Slam of the year, which, at the same time, excites the Serbian to approach the top of the ranking if he is the champion.
Still pending what happens in Adelaide, today No. 5 in the world explained the keys to the victory against the Russian, which left him one step away from his 92nd ATP title. “It’s never easy against Daniil. You always have to change the rhythm, vary the service, the position in the return. Anything to make you feel uncomfortable. It’s a cat-and-mouse match every game,” Djokovic said. “He’s one of the best servers we have on tour.” “On a court as fast as this, where the ball patina on the surface, it is complicated play before him He has double-faulted on two break points, in both the first and second sets. I knew that in those moments he could take a little more risk, so I changed my position and it worked.”