Novak Djokovic Introduces Changes in Rolex Paris Masters 2021 Schedule To Boost Davis Cup 2021 Preparation

Published 10/30/2021, 8:25 AM EDT
Sep 10, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a forehand against Alexander Zverev of Germany (not pictured) on day twelve of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports


World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has set returned back to the tennis circuit. He will be competing in the Rolex Paris Masters 2021 and interestingly, will be taking part in the doubles event too. He will be partnering with fellow compatriot Filip Krajinovic.

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Novak Djokovic is competing in this category with an eye on the Davis Cup 2021 which begins later on. Therefore he has decided to partner with a player from his Davis Cup team. It has been a considerable amount of time since Novak won the Davis Cup, going back to 2010 when Victor Troicki was the captain. 

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Novak Djokovic still hungry for more success 

Reflecting on the Paris Masters, Djokovic and Krajinovic will be playing their first match on Monday. In the past, they have played together during the ATP Cup this season. They have played a few more events and looking at the larger picture, Novak wants to prepare better in order to end the season on a high note, by winning the Davis Cup 2021. 

Coming on to the singles category, Novak has been handed a tough draw. If all goes well, he will be meeting Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinal and has a possibility of facing Daniil Medvedev or Alexander Zverev in the final.

If he manages to win the event, he will overtake Rafael Nadal for winning the most amount of ATP Masters 1000 titles. Currently, they are both tied to 36 titles. 

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Speaking of this season, Djokovic has not competed since the US Open loss. He was seen practicing with Daniil Medvedev at the Mouratgolou Tennis Academy.

Sep 10, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after winning a break point against Alexander Zverev of Germany (not pictured) in the fifth set on day twelve of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

He will be seen in action next week. It will be interesting to see how he performs. We wish him all the best and hope he can end the season on a high note. 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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