Novak Djokovic has confirmed his presence this year in 2023 as a participant in the ATP 500 series in Dubai during February.
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic It is still planning its calendar for this 2023 season and Dubai is one of the destinations it has during February. After this big goal at the Australian Open, Novak will compete in a tournament he is usually involved in for several seasons. They have five titles and a very positive balance of 43 wins and seven losses.
Dubai is on Djokovic’s calendar again
This confirmation of Djokovic in Dubai has added to the great appeal of seeing him with Rafael Nadal, as the Spaniard wanted Dubai to play a part in his approach this season. His first participation it was in 2007 ranked 14th in the world and reached the quarterfinals where he fell to Roger Federer. The following year he reached the semi-finals, where Andy Roddick retired, but in 2009 he got his first scepter as a champion, defeating David Ferrer in the fight for the title.
In both 2010 and 2011, the years when Novak took a step forward to be able to fight for everything and become number one in the world, Dubai was one of his gardens winning three consecutive titles. The Serbian went on a 18-match winning streak until Andy Murray snapped that streak in the 2012 semifinals. In 2013, he achieved his fourth title and until 2020 he did not lift the last one on his record. He beat Jazir, Kohlschreiber and Khachanov authoritatively, suffered against Gael Monfils in the semi-finals and beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final.
Last year, in a very turbulent season for him, his season debut was on this stage, and after defeating Lorenzo Musetti and Karen Khachanov, he lost in the quarterfinals to Jiri Vesely. Here in 2023 Novak Djokovic looks set to go for his sixth title at the ATP 500 in Dubai by joining as a participant.
Novak Djokovic will join Rafael Nadal in playing at the ATP500 Dubai Championships next month.
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