‘Today I came prepared’: Novak Djokovic reappears with helmet after suffering bottle accident at Masters 1000 in Rome

The Serbian tennis player took the incident with a fan with humor and arrived laughing at his training session at the Foro Italico. This is how he settled the controversy and will jump without problem this Sunday on the center court, where he will face the Chilean Alejandro Tabilo (32nd), not before 8 p.m. in our country.

Novak Djokovic (1st in the ATP ranking) takes precautions at the Masters 1000 in Rome . True to his style, the Serbian joked after suffering this Friday an accidental bottle accident that caused head trauma . Nole preferred to take the situation as a joke and He went to his practice on Saturday wearing a helmet.

The Balkan tennis player arrived at the Foro Italico with a smile . The eyes and spotlight are still on him, but this time he went beyond the protocols and surprised with a striking garment. The Djoker came to train while protecting his head, in a funny image that quickly went viral. “This time I come prepared” he posted on his social networks, after overcoming his hectic day.

His state of health was expected, since he even had to be treated by doctors after suffering the bottle accident. “Thank you for the messages of concern. It was an accident and I’m fine, resting at the hotel with an ice pack. See you all on Sunday », he noted at that time, dispelling doubts.

In this sense, the Serb will face the Chilean. Alexandre Tabilo (32°) this Sunday, for the third round of the Rome Masters 1000, not before 8 a.m. in our country.

The bottle

The story of the incident, which went around the world, showed that it was completely unintentional. . There was no intention to attack the tennis player on the part of the fan, since The bottle slipped from his backpack when he looked for Djokovic’s autograph. who stopped to interact with the crowd after beating Corentin Moutet in the second round of the Italian competition.

Despite its involuntary nature, the impact had its consequences. Nole collapsed to the ground, clutching the affected area. Medical emergency services arrived immediately and noticed a cut on the tennis player’s scalp.

The Serb was guarded by private security guards and taken to the infirmary. After the treatment, he returned to the locker room with a bandage on his head. He did not need stitches as it was a very superficial injury.

On the other hand, the organization of the Rome tournament released a statement about what happened, in which it provided details about the condition of the tennis player: “Novak Djokovic was hit in the head with a bottle of water as he left center court at the end of his match while signing autographs for spectators. He received the necessary medication and left the Foro Italico to return to his hotel. Your condition is not worrying “, they said.

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Source: Latercera

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