At the ATP Masters 1000 in Cincinnati, a tournament before the US Open, Novak Djokovic (II) played his first match on American soil since 2020. The Serb, who refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19For this reason, you do not have permits to enter the country. Now, with the epidemic finally over, World No. 2 again competed in the US Championships.
In his meeting, he sets up a pair with his countryman Nikola Kasic (59th place) in the first round of the Masters doubles draw. However, Djokovic’s comeback was not triumphant, falling 6-4, 6-2 to the Briton’s twosome. Jimmy Murray (29) and NZ Michael Venus (26 degrees).
Serbs They score no break points out of three possible pointsIn addition to commitment 5 double faults Save only one break point out of four. After a set match, the pair quickly bid farewell to the championship in the doubles branch, and now Djokovic has to play his first match in the singles draw.
Serbians Novak Djokovic and Nikola Kacic lost their doubles duel. (EFE)
The Belgrade player played his first match since losing 1-6, 7-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 to Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz (1) in the Wimbledon final on July 16.
Djokovic has not played since the Wimbledon final. (Reuters)