While the ATP Cup continues its course in preparation for the Australian Open, on the other side of the world, oblivious to the competition, is Novak Djokovic, whose doubts regarding his participation in the first Grand Slam of the season continue to rise. And it is that those who aspire to great successes in the major Oceanic are already in Australia, either in the ATP Cup itself or training for the ATP 250 in Melbourne (case of Rafael Nadal), This is radically opposite to that of a Nole who is still very much awaiting a medical exemption from the Australian Government, allowing him to compete for the 21st major title of his record at the end of January.

Time runs its course and there are 15 days before the action begins at the Melbourne Park facilities (January 17 to 30), the Serb stays relaxed in Marbella (owns residence there), where the December 31 at the Puente Romano Tennis Club facilities, where he participated in an activity with children from the SotoTennis Academy, Sotogrande (Cádiz), who paid a visit to the leader of the ranking. The number one completed a training session and recorded a video to say goodbye to the year, without showing too much concern about his immediate sporting future. His team, who accompany him and who celebrated with him and his family the arrival of 2022 in the Andalusian town With the traditional 12 grapes, he regards it as an unforeseen preparation phase, since the idea was that Nole would have participated in the ATP Cup.

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As the academy itself showed in images through its social networks, it should be noted that the one in Belgrade he worked out on a hard court and with the same balls that are used in the Australian Open. Perhaps Djokovic has left nothing to chance, but if the government aussie He does not make an exception with him before the obligation to be vaccinated to enter the country, the first big blow of the year can bear his signature …