Novak Djokovic: I really don't have time, energy or will to deal with every story
by DZEVAD MESIC | VIEW 7210
Novak Djokovic is seemingly protecting his peace as he didn't want to get into the claims that he faked an injury at the Australian. On Wednesday, Djokovic held a press conference after a practice in Belgrade. When Djokovic called a press conference for Wednesday in Belgrade, many believed he was planning to address the claims that he faked an injury in Australia.
Instead, Djokovic refused to give it any significance. “I really do not have the time, energy, or will to deal with every story that appears on the internet, or what someone says about something. I know what is right and what is true," Djokovic said, per Tennis365.
Djokovic on his Australia return
12 months after being denied participation at the Australian Open, Djokovic returned to Australia and won back-to-back titles at the Adelaide International and Australian Open. When asked about his return to Australia, Djokovic admitted that it was challenging at first and noted that there were uncomfortable situations at this year's Australian Open.
Djokovic didn't directly mention it but he was probably referring to some media members openly accusing him of faking an injury at the Australian Open. "Australia is the place of my best results when it comes to Grand Slams.
Although it was a short visit last year and left it as I left it, I liked to come back. If it was more challenging than in the past when it comes to pressure off the court - yes, absolutely, I felt that especially in the first few weeks, until I adjusted to the surrounding, until members of the media got used to me being there for a while.
There were also situations during the tournament that were not pleasant for me to deal with, but it's an integral part of my journey, life and this year's Australian Open and the victory is more sweeter, I'm more filled with that pride, considering that I went through those things on and off the court," Djokovic said. Next week, Djokovic is returning to action in Dubai.