Sunday, February 14, 2021 16:17 PM (GMT + 7)
(Tennis live, Novak Djokovic – Milos Raonic, 17:00, February 14, round 4 of the Australian Open) The Australian Open champion admits his worrying condition ahead of the 12th match against his opponent. Huge and terrifying serve from Canada.
Video of Novak Djokovic’s 5-set hard match over Taylor Fritz in the third round of the Australian Open 2021 men’s singles:
Djokovic revealed surprised: His health was not good when playing “The serve machine”
Two days ago, on February 12, Novak Djokovic had to work very hard to beat American tennis player Taylor Fritz 7-6 (7-1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2 in the third round of the Australian Open men’s singles singles. The defending champion suffered a muscle tear injury in the middle of the match and struggled to serve and hit forehand in sets 3 and 4.
Novak Djokovic admitted having a muscle torn when he played Taylor Fritz two days ago
Revealing after the match with Fritz, No. 1 seed Djokovic admitted his physical concerns about facing 14 seed, Milos Raonic’s “ball shooter” in round 4:
“I don’t really know. Right now, I just know for sure it’s a muscle tear. But I don’t know if I can recover in less than two days. I don’t know if I can come out. The field or not. I just am very proud of this achievement tonight. Let’s see what happens. “
Raonic has never won against Nole
Milos Raonic is a tennis player known for its powerful bodybuilding with a height of 1.96m and the ability to serve very powerful serve. However, the Canadian “ball shooting machine” has lost all 11 times against Novak Djokovic in the past. Even in the past, Raonic only had 3 winning sets when playing Nole. Twice they competed in the Australian Open (both in the quarterfinals) in 2015 and 2020, Djokovic won Raonic after only 3 sets.
Raonic’s defeat was evident to Nole when he had faced each other in the past
(Tennis News) The top two players, Osaka and Serena, both have to go through three sets of matches to overcome their opponents.