Boris Becker: Novak Djokovic'S Injury Situation At Ao Does Not Look Promising

Novak Djokovic’s injury situation in AO does not look promising

Boris Becker admit the situation by Novak Djokovic hamstring injury in the australian open «it doesn’t look promising» as he wonders if the Serb can win the title with such an injury. On Thursday, Djokovic required a medical time-out off the court during the second set of his 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-2, 6-0 win over Enzo Couacaud.

“It doesn’t look promising. He had already said it before the first game, he wouldn’t wear a bandage if he didn’t have anything. Today you could really see it: he had the physio come over, kept stretching, went into the locker room, put the bandage back on.

None of it is ideal. Now he has a day off, but the question remains whether he can really win the tournament with such an injury,» Becker said. eurosport.

Becker fears that Djokovic will not be able to win the title

Djokovic has progressed to the third round and would still need to win five matches to win the title.

In his next match, Djokovic plays former world number 3 Grigor Dimitrov. Djokovic defeated Couacaud and Roberto Carballes Baena, but now he is ready for a real test. After beating Coaucaud, Djokovic admitted that he is «not good at all» when asked about his hamstring.

«It’s not good at all, to be honest with you. I take it day by day. It was better last game, the feeling, than tonight. It’s really up to God to help me, the physio and everyone. I hope I can recover and be ready for a tough matchup next game», Djokovic told Eurosport.

Two years ago, Djokovic suffered an abdominal injury during his Australian Open third round match against Taylor Fritz. Still, Djokovic won the Australian Open with an abdominal tear. Now, Djokovic is once again hampered by injury and is trying to make it all the way to Melbourne Park.

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