Novak Djokovic Still Not Sure About Australian Open 2022, Confirms 2021 Year End Events’ Participation

Published 10/18/2021, 2:43 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 04: Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates a point against Kei Nishikori of Japan during his Men’s Singles third round match of the 2021 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 04, 2021 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Novak Djokovic has had a breathtaking 2021 season. The Serb clinched three Grand Slam titles this season but fell short in the finals of the US Open 2021. Nevertheless, he has truly dominated throughout the season. After a shocking US Open defeat, Djokovic announced his withdrawal from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. However, recently, he has confirmed that he’ll compete at Paris Masters, ATP Finals in Turin, and the Davis Cup before the end of the year.

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After Flushing Meadows, Djokovic decided to spend some quality time with his loved ones. While this is certainly good news about Nole’s return, the uncertainty about his participation at the Australian Open 2022 continues.

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Djokovic confirms his plans for the 2021 season

Finally, the World No. 1, Novak Djokovic has announced his plans for the remainder of the 2021 season. In a recent interview, Djokovic revealed his future schedule, confirming that he will participate in Paris, Turin, and the Davis Cup. He stated, “For now, I plan to play Paris, the Final Masters in Turin and the Davis Cup. That’s my schedule until the end of the season. I should be in Belgrade by the end of the week, and then a week before the competition in Bersi, I will leave Serbia in order to dedicate myself more to training and preparations.”

The Serb further added, “For now, I will definitely be in Belgrade by the end of the week because my children are going to school here and Stefan’s birthday is in a few days, so we will celebrate it here with our family.”

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The Serb still doubtful about Australian Open 2022

In Australian Open 2021, Djokovic lifted the title, defeating Daniil Medvedev handsomely in straight sets. However, it’s uncertain whether Novak will play at the Australian Open 2022. The main reason behind this are the strict protocols of the Australian Government.

Tennis – Australian Open – Men’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning his final match against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Presently, all Djokovic fans will be extremely happy as the Serb has confirmed his participation in upcoming matches. What do you think, will Djokovic continue his dream run despite a shocking result at US Open 2021?

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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