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Novak Djokovic: I am aware that there is a significant amount of uncertainty regarding my injury.
Novak Djokovic recognized the difficulties he faced during the 2023 Australian Open and said he is well aware that some people continue to question the severity of his hamstring ailment. At the Adelaide International, Djokovic, 35, had a hamstring injury, and at the Australian Open, his left leg was extensively braced.
Djokovic decided not to train on his off days in Melbourne, instead choosing to work with his physio because he was obviously not at his best before the Australian Open began. The strategy Djokovic employed worked since, in the second week of the Australian Open, his hamstring appeared better, and he was able to claim the championship.
But then Djokovic began to hear claims that he had faked an ailment.
Djokovic: “I know there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding my injury. I am aware that there is a strong possibility that I did not sustain an injury.
Many people have doubts about that. But I was undoubtedly hurt, and I understand what my teammates and I were going through. Of course, that increases the significance of the victory in Melbourne. because I had to overcome obstacles.
Between bouts, I didn’t practice even once. I simply played some warm-up games before the matches. Fortunately, I had a terrific lead-up to the Australian Open and played lots of tennis, so I was able to enjoy the luxury of not practicing on days when there weren’t any matches and instead try to make the most of every opportunity to rest and get my leg in better shape.
I haven’t experienced pain in the past week or so. So I’m comfortable on the court. I’m still constructing. I’m still not at 100%, but I’m getting there. But it’s a process, and I’m excited about what’s coming up,” Djokovic said, according to a Sportskeeda report from Tennis TV. Djokovic is competing this week in Dubai despite having a repaired hamstring.