the absence of Roger Federer in the last tournaments of the semester and the fateful injury suffered by Rafael Nadal in the US Open, the last 8 September, risked the reign of both This season against a Novak Djokovic it took to be recovered completely and the level that led him to rule for several years.
Wimbledon, his first title of the year. Photo: Instagram @djokernole in the close season, more specifically in the last masters 1000, in Paris, to Nole reached you with reaching one stage rather than the Spanish to wrest the top of the ranking. After defeating João Souza in the second round, it was to be expected a victory for Verdasco to be no. 1 since Monday. However, he will get a bittersweet story. Hours of play, Rafa convened an urgent press conference and announced its withdrawal from the contest by an ailment in the abdominal area. «It was a difficult year for me in terms of injuries, so I prefer to avoid doing drastic things. That would not have been good for me, or anyone, to enter the track knowing that he could not play to the maximum», sentenced the mallorquí.
Before Delpo, he won the US Open. Photo: Instagram @djokernole this situation, Djokovic will recover the No. 1 in the world since he lost that job in November 2016, when the elbow injuries took over his body and forced him to stop racing for a while, where Balkan had co nsiderado the possibility of leaving the profession at age 29. After several years of mental and physical struggle, this 2018 began the resurgence of the player who dominated the circuit for several years. After an irregular start in the first months, managed to get’s filled in the fight for the titles after his defeat in the final of the ATP 500 of London and July did not have their first win, that would come to full color.
The triumph in Shanghai and the absence of Nadal in Paris put it again in the top of the ranking. Photo: Instagram @djokernole Wimbledon was his first title after beating Kevin Anderson and from there was practically by a tournament with year and not walked with Chiquita. Then came the crowning in the Master 1000 of Cincinnati, before Federer, and in September won the US Open after beating Juan Martín de el Potro. Finally, his coronation in the masters 1000 in Shanghai would give the fourth title in the year in the month of October. Now comes to Paris as a great candidate to meet with the tournament and then have the responsibility to do a good job in the London Masters, where he could close a historical year.
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