Djokovic: The events of Australia are a stage and they are over.. Dubai is the starting point for defending the number one

The Serbian world number one, Novak Djokovic, confirmed that what happened in Australia and his denial of participation in its major championship, a stage that ended for him, and that his focus and his training and technical staff over the past three weeks were limited to returning to the yellow ball courts from the gate of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for men , which launches its thirtieth edition tomorrow, in a championship that the Serbian aspires to win every point and match available, and add his sixth title in the tournament, in a legitimate starting point as the first participation in the new season towards defending the number 1 globally.

This came in a press conference held yesterday by world number one Djokovic, in the Majlis Hall, at the Dubai Duty Free Stadium in Al Garhoud, and was attended by a large crowd of international media, especially since the Dubai Championship represents the first appearance of the Serbian star in the world tennis championships since He was deported from Australia last month, and denied participation in the "Australian Open" tournament, after the authorities canceled his visa after the controversy over his obtaining the "Corona" vaccine.

Djokovic said: "I am happy to return to Dubai for this tournament that I love in my heart, in which I have many beautiful memories, especially as I am thirsty for tournaments and matches, since my last participation in the world of yellow football was last December in the Davis Cup."

He added: “Australia is a stage that has ended, as I took a great deal of rest after returning to Serbia, before I started preparing three weeks ago, both mentally and physically, to participate in the Dubai Championship within the only scenario that I have in mind at the moment, which is to win every match I play, as Winning her title will give me the opportunity to remain number one in the world.”

He continued, "I feel good, and it is clear that I am still at the top of the game in terms of standings, and my first match here in Dubai will be very important, and I have a very talented young opponent that I will clash with in the opening match against Italian Lorenzo Mussetti, who won a big victory weeks ago in Rotterdam.

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