Novak Djokovic, Miami

Novak Djokovic, Miami

Tennis: Djokovic pulls out of Miami to spend time with family

Djokovic pulls out of Miami to spend time with family

19/3/2021 11:07:00 PM

Djokovic pulls out of Miami to spend time with family

World number one Novak Djokovic will delay his comeback to the ATP Tour following a muscle injury after deciding to skip the Miami Open starting ...

BookmarkREUTERS: World number one Novak Djokovic will delay his comeback to the ATP Tour following a muscle injury after deciding to skip the Miami Open starting next week to spend more time with his family.Djokovic sustained a muscle tear that hindered him during his successful Australian Open title defence last month and the 33-year-old planned to return at Miami before playing the Monte-Carlo Masters and the ATP 250 Serbia Open.

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AdvertisementAdvertisement"Dear fans, I'm very sorry to announce that this year I won't travel to Miami to compete," Djokovic tweeted."I decided to use this precious time at home to stay with my family. With all restrictions, I need to find balance in my time on tour and at home. I look forward to coming back next year."

Rafa Nadal also decided to skip the Mar 22 to Apr 4 Masters 1000 event to recover from a back injury, while Roger Federer will not be present as he works his way back to full fitness after two knee operations in the past 12 months. Read more: CNA »

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