Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the Madrid Open, the competition declared on Wednesday.
A message from the competition’s true twitter account read: “Novak Djokovic won’t play in the Mutua Madrid Open. ‘Sorry that I will not have the option to venture out to Madrid this year and meet every one of my fans”, said Djokovic. ‘It’s been two years as of now, a serious long time. Desire to see you all next year!'”.
Djokovic has just played four competitions this year, having chosen to take a break following his eighteenth thousand pummel accomplishment at the Australian Open in February.
The world number one endured an unexpected loss to world number 28 Aslan Karatsev in the semi-finals of the Serbia Open on Saturday, after additionally losing to Dan Evans, positioned 33rd, recently in Monte Carlo.
Djokovic is required to play in Rome and Belgrade as he plans for the following month’s French Open, where he will want to deny Rafael Nadal a thirteenth title while hoping to add to his own single achievement in Paris in 2016.
The Madrid Open beginnings this week, with the ladies’ fundamental draw starting on Thursday and the men’s competition on Sunday.
Djokovic is the prevailing men’s boss in the wake of beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the last in 2019. A year ago’s occasion was dropped as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.