Novak Djokovic is pushing hard for Wimbledon

It is a highly anticipated stage of the year for Novak Djokovic

by Simone Brugnoli
Novak Djokovic is pushing hard for Wimbledon
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It is a highly anticipated stage of the year for Novak Djokovic, but the 24 Grand Slams champion suffered a medial meniscus injury to his right knee in the round of 16 of Roland Garros, so he had to retire after advancing to the quarterfinals.

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic © Getty Images Sport - Mike Hewitt

The Serbian tennis player underwent surgery two days later, an arthroscopy performed in Paris two days after retiring from the second Grand Slam of the season.

The champion of 98 professional titles returned to training in the gym nine days after the operation, surprising the world for his rapid recovery, images that shared the Balkan on their social networks and in which he is seen working normally.

Update on Novak Djokovic's injury

Novak Djokovic is in London, as reported by the media "Sportal", focused on a miraculous recovery that allows him to compete in Wimbledon, where he played the final last year.

According to famed journalist Craig Shapiro, who claims to have reliable sources around Novak Djokovic, the Serbian would have trained for the first time on court this Wednesday and would be struggling to make it in time to compete at Wimbledon 2024. It will be very difficult for something like this to materialize, but Novak has proven to perform miracles with his body on several occasions.

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer © Getty Images Sport - Clive Brunskill

The Balkan has not yet begun to run, but the news that is being reported give good indications, such as the information shared by the former French player, Marion Bartoli to the aforementioned media.

"Djokovic is more likely to play at Wimbledon than not. Stop thinking he won’t play, nobody can say that today. If she goes to Wimbledon, she will be 100 percent and, of course, she will be among the two big favourites," said the 2003 Wimbledon champion.

This Tuesday Novak Djokovic was included in Serbia’s list for the Olympic Games, which will begin on 26 July.

In the midst of this generational turnover is a player who continues to fight to stay in force, this is the 24 Grand Slams champion, Novak Djokovic, who lived a brilliant 2023 with three Major titles, but this year has not been able to triumph on the ATP circuit.

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