The first image of Djokovic on crutches after leaving Roland Garros and having knee surgery

The Serbian tennis player, who left Roland Garros after a great victory against Argentine Francisco Cerúndolo, published a message of hope through social networks where he is seen with his loved one and the Eiffel Tower in the background.

Novak Djokovic’s first photo on crutches after knee surgery (@djokernole)

After the great victory against the Argentine Francisco Cerúndolo, which forced him to do leave Roland Garros in the quarterfinals due to physical reasonsthe Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic underwent surgery on his right knee and reappeared on crutches in Paris with their loved ones.

I will do everything I can to get healthy and fit to get back on the court as soon as possible. I have a strong love for this sport and the desire to compete at the highest level keeps me going.“, wrote Djokovicthat this Monday the number 1 ranking will be given to the Italian Jannik Sinner, through his social networks.

The first photo of Novak Djokovic on crutches after knee surgery
Novak Djokovic’s first photo on crutches after knee surgery (@djokernole)

The Belgrade-born, always reluctant to undergo surgery, also acknowledges that it is “a difficult decision“Do it this time and say it anyway”assimilating it“.

Djokovic you will need a three weeks recoverywhich is endangered by their participation in Wimbledonthe third Grand Slam of the year in July, and in Paris 2024 Olympic Gamesthe only trophy missing from his record, a few weeks later.

This is not the first time Nope undergoing an operation. In 2017, after playing Wimbledon, he had to undergo surgery on his elbow, although this time the scenario was worse, after taking him out of tennis for six months. Although it is not the same today, it can be dangerous for a tennis player to compete too soon, as it is a “meniscus tear” in both knees and, perhaps, it may happen again.

This is how the men’s semifinals of Roland Garros 2024 turned out

Casper Ruud and Alexander Zverev They face each other for the first in the semifinals of Roland Garros this Thursday, on the center court, Philippe Chratier, of the Paris Grand Slam. The Norwegian, currently No. 7 in the world, wants to reach the third straight final of the competition with the hope of winning for the first time; For the German this is the chance to get revenge for the 2023 semi.

Another key consists of a cross in between Jannick Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz: The Italian, who will be No. 1 in the world next week, and the Spaniard, 3rd in the ATP ranking, wants to reach the final of French Open for the first time in their careers.

Source: Tycsports

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