Adelaide ∙ Novak Djokovic is preparing for the Australian Open with confidence boosted by his title win. Djokovic returned from a match point against US player Sebastian Korda in the final of the Adelaide International ATP tennis tournament. Score: 6-7, 7-6, 6-4. Djokovic suffered a thigh injury during the semifinal match against Russian Daniil Medvedev and played through the final in pain. Arina Sabalenka of Belarus won the women’s singles.
This win will boost the Serbian player’s confidence as he aims for a tenth Australian Open tennis title starting on the 16th. If he wins in Melbourne, Djokovic will equal Rafael Nadal’s record (22 titles) for most Grand Slam wins in singles masculine.
Djokovic was unable to participate in the latest Australian Open because he did not receive the Covid vaccine. The Australian government canceled Joko’s visa when he arrived in Melbourne and sent him back. This time Djokovic was allowed to compete at the Australian Open.
English summary: With the ATP title Djokovic at the Australian open