Djokovic health scare ahead of open tilt
Novak Djokovic's hamstring damage
scare continues to hover over his bow at
the Australian Open
Djokovic drove through the hamstring strain to say the remaining
week's overall Adelaide 1 and company are the favorites for a tenth name at Melbourne Park.
He has won 34 consecutive clubs in Australia, with his last
defeating a shock fourth round loss to Korean Hyeon Chung at the 2018 Australian Open.
After beating Sebastian Korda in Sunday's decider, the 35-12-
month-old crop discovered he had worked "late into the night" with his physio after the semi-final
But in Wednesday's fit practice with Medvedev at Rod Laver Stadium,
the first time Djokovic had played in front of a Melbourne crowd since closing out the 12-month
The session was supposed to last
seventy-five minutes, but Djokovic exited after Medvedev claimed the first set 6-4 in 36 minutes,
"It's a hamstring that I had trouble with in Adelaide
definitely last week," Djokovic told Community Nine later on Wednesday.
"So I played hard and fast and then he apologized to him, it
was information so I just want to avoid any kind of bigger scare before the Australian Open
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