Novak Djokovic could face a longer break from the tennis phase. According to Christopher Clarey of the "New York Times", the injury to the Serb's left shoulder was worse than expected and may require surgery.
According to the Serbian media, the 32-year-old man is already in Switzerland in the same clinic where Djokovic had his elbow in early 2018. At that time he stayed in the famous Muttenz race clinic, in the Basel region.
In the second round, Djokovic had to give up
Djokovic, 16 times winner of the Major, has been working on his shoulder for several weeks. Already at the Masters tournament in Cincinnati, the injury was felt, at the US Open was then the playoff stage against the Stan Wawrinka terminus. Djokovic left the match in the third set.
After the task, he had declared that he hoped to be in better shape until the tournament in Tokyo in October. But he also checks all the options to find the best for his future. Now the title number 1 threatens but the premature end of the season.
This year, Djokovic won the Australian Open and took the title to Roger Federer in five sets in the epic final of Wimbledon. Way should also soon be the number one throne. The "Djoker" would have a lot of points in the ATP rankings this fall. He is already part of the annual rankings, Race to London and ATP finals, but just under 2000 points Rafael Nadal. (Red)
Djokovic is injured in the third set
Stan Wawrinka is in quarterfinal of the US Open