Novak Djokovic speaks on his love for Australia, Melbourne Park & Rod Laver Arena


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Novak Djokovic speaks on his love for Australia, Melbourne Park & Rod Laver Arena

World No. 2 Novak Djokovic feels like at home in Australia as he is hoping to once again make a splash at the Australian Open. Djokovic, seeded at No. 2, struggled a bit in his opener at Melbourne Park but still progressed into round two after beating world No.

37 Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (5) 6-2 2-6 6-1 at Rod Laver Arena. The 32-year-old Serb claimed his maiden Grand Slam title in 2008 after defeating French Jo Wilfried Tsonga in the Australian Open final. Since then, former world No.

1 Djokovic has won six more Australian Open titles as holds the record for the most titles captured at Melbourne Park. Also, Djokovic led Serbia to winning the inaugural ATP Cup last week and also claimed a title at an ATP event in Adelaide in 2007.

"It’s great to be back in this arena that has a very special place in my heart. This has been by far the most successful court in my career, I love coming back to Australia, the land of tennis. I want to thank everyone for staying until midnight and supporting both players," Djokovic said during his on-court interview, per the tournament's website.