The world number one Novak Djokovic, started his 2019 campaign with a clinical victory over youngster Karen Khachanov at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship. The Serb triumphed in ruthless fashion with a straight forward 6-4, 6-2 victory. Djokovic has stamped his authority on the ATP singles rankings with a dominating display of tennis in the second half of 2018.
This victory is proof that Djokovic will be the man to beat in 2019, and its a clear statement that Djokovic is looking to make, with the days leading up-to the Australian Open. Despite a disappointing loss at the ATP World Tour Finals, against the rising German youngster Alexznder Zverev, Novak Djokovic has been in a scary form of late and will be the hot favorite to win the Australian Open title.
The world number one, looked like he never left the court for an off-season. He looked in control from the word get-go. Hitting precision strokes with measured intensity and pin-point accuracy, Djokovic dominated the majority of rallies. Khachanov had no answers for Nole’s accurate ground-strokes. The second set was even more one-sided than the first, as he avenged his loss(Paris Masters) against the youngster.