We are nearing the end of the season and it is time to detail every step in a year that the pandemic has and continues to affect professional tennis tours like the Masters 1000 in Paris (November 2nd to 8th) to plan.
that’s still on the tightrope because of the coronavirus outbreak. The French government has put in place curfew and public containment measures. After Roland Garros, Novak Djokovic, number 1 in the world, came forward and confirmed that he will not play the last Masters 1000 of the season and that he will focus on the ATP 500 in Vienna and the Nitto ATP Finals in London, where he will will try it in a big way at the end of 2020.
Novak Djokovic will only play in Vienna and London
The information was passed on to the media in his country by the 17 majors champion, MozzartSport revealed. “At the end of the year I will play two tournaments: Vienna and London.
I haven’t been to Vienna for almost 15 years and it’s a tournament that wasn’t on my original schedule, but I really want to play there, “said the current number 1 in the world.
Djokovic won’t lose or add any points in the French tournament, but he can add 500 more points if he wins in Austria. The Serb has an advantage of almost 2000 points over Rafael Nadal, who is in second place on the ATP rankings.
“It’s been a very strange season, but I hope I can finish it in first place. That’s my goal and what I’m working on. I’ve played a lot in the last two and a half months, with the addition of not being a lot could go out or travel, first because of the restrictions and then because of the quarantine rules in the tournaments.
That exhausted me mentally. That’s why I came here to relax, “concluded the Belgrade-born, who is chasing the weekly record as number 1, held by Roger Federer at 310. Djokovic wants to tie Pete Sampras, a player who has been at the top for six seasons World rankings has ended.
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