Djokovic injury fears after epic French Open win

 Djokovic injury fears after epic French Open win

Djokovic’s French Open Quarter-Final in Doubt Due to Knee Injury

Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, has expressed uncertainty about his participation in the French Open quarter-final due to a knee injury aggravated by the “slippery” Roland Garros clay.

Five-Set Marathon

Djokovic, 37, showed remarkable resilience to win a five-set match against Francisco Cerundolo in the fourth round, despite being hampered by the injury. He won 6-1, 5-7, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Knee Injury

Djokovic blamed the clay court for exacerbating his knee injury, saying, “I slipped and slid all the time… I screwed up my knee.” He received treatment and painkillers during the match.

French Open Quarter-Final

Djokovic is scheduled to face Casper Ruud, whom he beat in last year’s final, in the quarter-final on Wednesday. However, his participation is uncertain due to the knee injury.

Comeback King

Djokovic has a history of remarkable comebacks, and this win was no exception. He was behind two sets to one but fought back to win the match, showing his mental and physical toughness.

Grand Slam Record

This victory marked Djokovic’s 370th win at a Grand Slam tournament, surpassing Roger Federer‘s record.

Late Finish

The match started late and finished at 4:39 pm local time, raising concerns about the impact of late finishes on player welfare.

Djokovic’s Resilience

Despite his injury and fatigue, Djokovic showed his determination to win, saying, “I didn’t know how I won… I don’t know what will happen tomorrow or if I’ll be able to step out on the court and play.”

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