Novak Djokovic: I'm ready to play but I will have to wait


Novak Djokovic: I'm ready to play but I will have to wait
Novak Djokovic: I'm ready to play but I will have to wait

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic says he hopes the season will resume at some point of the year but until then he will try his best to enjoy every moment spent with his family. There won't be any tennis events taking place until at least July 13 after the ATP further extended the Tour suspension on April 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

17-time Grand Slam champion Djokovic has been staying in Marbella with his family after returning from the United States to Europe following the cancellation of Masters events in Indian Wells and Miami. "I'm ready to play, but we have to wait some months, I believe.

I'm just blessed I'm around my family. I'm happy to be spending some quality time with my family for once, cause we are always traveling," Djokovic told El Partidazo de COPE, as revealed by Jose Morgado. Djokovic, 32, got off a furious start to the new season as he won a total of 18 matches and claimed three titles in a row before the Tour got suspended.

The Serb led his nation to winning the inaugural ATP Cup, before he put up another great run at Melbourne Park to collect a record eighth Australian Open title. In his first tournament post-Australian Open, Djokovic delivered once again as he made it all the way at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final.

The Serb saved three consecutive match points in the Dubai semifinal against France's Gael Monfils to remain without a loss this year.

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