Novak Djokovic (36, Serbia, world No. 1), who announced that his elbow condition was not good ahead of the tournament, lowered his head in the quarterfinals of the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Spruce Open.
Djokovic lost 0-2 (4-6 6) to Dusan Lazovic (32, Serbia, world No. 70) in the ATP Tour 250 Series Sprska Open singles quarterfinals held on the 21st (local time) in the Sprska Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. -7 <6-8>).
Djokovic, who won the Australian Open this year, was caught by Lorenzo Musetti (21, Italy) in the round of 16 of the Monte Carlo Masters last week.
Djokovic, who failed to advance to the quarterfinals of this tournament, moved to the Republic of Sprska in Bosnia and Herzegovina to compete in the Sprska Open.
Ahead of the tournament, he revealed that he was not in the best condition, saying, “The condition of his right elbow is not ideal.” In his first match, the round of 16, he beat Luca van Assace (18, France, world number 87) 2-1 (6-7 <4-7> 6-3 6-2), but lost to fellow nationality Lazovic. The schedule for this event has been closed.
“This is the biggest win of my career,” said Lazovic, who caught the ‘big fish’. He added, “I’m very mixed with my feelings because I played Novak (Djokovic), a good friend and a hero of my country. I never thought it would be possible to beat him.”
On the other hand, Djokovic, who failed to advance to the semifinals, said, “I had a chance, but I didn’t take it.” 카지노
He continued, “Doosan (Lazovic) is a great person. I’ve known him for a long time and trained with him several times during the Davis Cup. He played a good game and deserved to win today,” encouraging his fellow nationality Lazovic.
Lazovic will face Miomir Kekmanovic (24, Serbia, 33rd in the world) in the semifinals.
Djokovic, who failed to win his 94th career title, will compete in the Madrid Open, which opens on the 26th.
Meanwhile, TV channels SPOTV and SPOTV ON, as well as sports OTT service SPOTV NOW, will broadcast major matches of the ATP Tour Barcelona Open and Sprska Open live from satellite. It will also be broadcast live on SPOTV ASIA (Spotv Asia). Sporty Asia is a channel broadcasting to 13 countries in Southeast Asia, and broadcasts tennis grand slam tournaments such as Wimbledon and US Open, men’s professional tennis ATP tour, motorcycle racing competition MotoGP (GP), WTT (World Table Tennis) table tennis competition, and BWF ( World Badminton Federation) Badminton competition, International Sports Climbing (IFSC), Sports Climbing World Cup, etc. are provided.