Mutua Madrid Open: Djokovic will not participate in the Madrid Masters | Sports

Novak Djokovic, on April 13 during a match at the Monte Carlo Masters 1,000.
Novak Djokovic, on April 13 during a match at the Monte Carlo Masters 1,000.ERIC GAILLARD (Reuters)

The Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, number one in the world, will not be able to participate in the Mutua Madrid Open, the fourth Masters 1000 of the season and which will be held at the Caja Mágica from April 24 to May 7, due to discomfort in his elbow that weighed him down on Friday in the tournament in Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina). “Novak Djokovic will not be able to compete in the Mutua Madrid Open. We wish you a speedy recovery and we hope to see you back on the court as soon as possible, Nole”, the organizers have announced through the official Twitter account of the tournament, which will not include Rafael Nadal, who still has not recovered from his injury. in the iliopsoas.

The Balkan said goodbye yesterday Friday to the Banja Luka tournament, in the ATP 250 category and played on clay, after losing to his compatriot Dusan Lajovic 6-4, 7-6(6), a result that consummated his balance of 2- 2 this year on clay.

Nole, who was also fired in his second game in Monte Carlo, left physical doubts in the Principality due to elbow discomfort that already forced him to undergo surgery in 2018.

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