Arrives? Serbia confirmed Djokovic’s presence in Paris 2024

Arrives?  Serbia confirmed Djokovic’s presence in Paris 2024
Arrives?  Serbia confirmed Djokovic’s presence in Paris 2024

The Serbian Olympic Committee confirmed this Tuesday the presence of Novak Djokovic in the Olympic Games Paris 2024after the winner of 24 Grand Slam titles had to withdraw from Roland Garros in early June after injuring his knee.

Djokovic, who had surgery on the meniscus in his right knee after the Paris Grand Slam, will seek Olympic gold in the French capital, the only major title missing from his impressive record.

“Novak Djokovic (No. 3 in the world) and Dusan Lajovic (56th) meet the conditions related to the ATP classification and confirmed their participation” in the Olympic Games, the body indicated in a statement.

The 37-year-old Serbian had been injured on June 3, during a marathon match of more than four hours against Francisco Cerúndoloalthough he had to give up his quarterfinal in the Grand Slam on clay against the Norwegian Casper Ruud.

Embed – Novak Djokovic on Instagram: “Progress.”

Djokovic, whose reluctance to undergo surgery is known, finally decided to undergo arthroscopy at a Parisian clinic a day later. A common intervention that was developed successfully.

“The Paris Olympic Games are very important, they have always been a priority for me”he had stated in April before the Monte Carlo Masters 1000.

The announcement of his participation in the Olympic Games by the Serbian Olympic Committee must now be confirmed by the facts, while “Nole” is currently undergoing his rehabilitation, as shown in videos on his Instagram account.

As for his eventual presence at Wimbledon (July 1-14), where he won seven times and was a finalist last year, it seems much more unlikely, although at the moment he has not officially dropped out.

Source: Ambito

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