Melbourne: The mission of the world’s best tennis player, Novak Djokovic, to win the 9th Australian Open title has suffered a setback. In the third round game on Friday, he looked upset due to muscle tension.
After Serbian Novak Djokovic’s 17th consecutive victory over American Taylor Fritz in a straight-set match, he said he might not be able to play the next match due to hamstring strain.
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In the fourth round, they will face Milos Raonic on Sunday. Due to an injury during the match, Djokovic had to seek help from doctors, for whom he took medical leave.
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Despite the injury, he won the match 7-6 6-4 3-6 4-6 6-2. Asked about the injury, he said: “What has been revealed so far is muscle tension. I don’t know if I will be able to overcome this just yet.
Regarding the next game against Milos Raonic, he said: “I don’t know if I will be able to enter the field or not”. However, fans want to see him win the 2021 Australian Open.