For the first time since a long time, Novak Djokovic will no longer suffer from the rechterelleboog. The former world number 1 appeared with a broad smile for the journalists in Miami, where he is participating in the Masters 1.000 tournament.
“The past few days were the first in a very, very long time that I have fully concentrate on the game,” said the Serb. “I didn’t engage with the question of whether or not I pain would have or not.”
Djokovic saw a large part of 2017 fall into the water by his elleboogblessure. Early last month, he decided to undergo surgery. In the world is “Djoko” or to the twelfth place.
The tournament of Key Biscayne is already six times in his hall of fame, a record that he shares with his coach Andre Agassi. This year he has no specific goal in Florida. “It speaks for itself that I the tournament this year different approach than in previous years. I know what I have gone through with my elbow and what road I have traveled. I have no specific expectations. I have my best level yet not bite, but I work. Currently, I am pain free on the job and that is the most important.”
Djokovic is the ninth seed in Miami. He opens his tournament in the second round with a match against German Mischa Zverev (ATP 55) or the Frenchman Benoît Paire (ATP 47).