A painful blow to the tennis legend Novak Djokovic

By September 04, 2019 ,

Novak Djokovic was bidding farewell to the US Open from the knockout stage after pulling out of his opponent Stan Wawrinka with a left shoulder injury.

Novak Djokovic
John McEnroe, a retired tennis legend, believes Novak Djokovic is unlikely to play more games again, during the current tennis season in the upcoming tournaments, following his injury at Flushing Meadows.

 "Novak is suffering from a serious injury and is unlikely to play more games this year again," McEnroe said.
He added: "I think it is difficult to see Djokovic for the end of the year, a large proportion ended his season, and will not play after his withdrawal against Stan Wawrinka in the fourth round of the US Open."

The injury prevented Serbian first seed Novak Djokovic from continuing his adventure by defending his title at the top four tennis tournaments and forced him to withdraw from the fourth round against Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka after falling two sets.

Djokovic, crowned with four major titles in the last five tournaments, has suffered a pain in his left shoulder since the start of the tournament and withdrew from his meeting with Wawrinka on Sunday.

Novak had expressed his hopes that his season would not end after his injury at Flushing Meadows, noting that he would get more than a month's rest and return to the Japan Open.

The Serbian Tennis Federation has decided weeks before speculation, confirming that world number one Novak Djokovic will participate in the Davis Cup in Madrid in November.

The 32-year-old contributed to his country's 2010 Davis Cup title.
He has hinted in previous statements that he may not be participating in the Davis Cup 2019, especially as it comes shortly before the World Cup tennis to be held at the beginning of the season 2020. "I feel that the timing of the Davis Cup is very bad, especially for the top players."

Madrid will host the first Davis Cup in the new format, between November 18 and 24. The competition comes on the day after the final of the season-ending Masters, which brings together the top eight professional players, scheduled for November 10-17 in London.

The Davis Cup draw was suspended for Serbia in Group A with France and Japan.

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