By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Monday April 17, 2023
Novak Djokovic is in Banja Luka and able to take his place on the draw on the Srpska Open, however the World No.1 has instructed reporters that his proper elbow isn’t in excellent situation for the time being.
“The elbow is not in an ideal condition, but let’s say it’s good enough,” Djokovic mentioned in a press convention. “I hope it will be fully ready for the first match.”
#Djokovic on elbow: It’s not best, nevertheless it’s adequate. I hope it will likely be absolutely prepared for my first match right here.
— Saša Ozmo (@ozmo_sasa) April 17, 2023
It’s the primary we’ve heard of the damage since Monte-Carlo, the place Djokovic wore a compression sleeve on his proper arm throughout his spherical of 16 loss to Lorenzo Musetti. After the match Djokovic was temporary in press, not wanting to debate the damage or take away any credit score from the Italian after his greatest profession victory.
“I cannot say nothing. I’m okay. I’m fine. Congrats to him. We move on,” he mentioned.
Djokovic is slated to face 19-year-old Frenchman Luca Van Assche within the second spherical.