Sunday, November 20, 2011

Djokovic: "I'm recovered and ready to compete"

The world number one tennis player, Novak Djokovic, said that is recovered from his right shoulder strain and physically fit to face the Masters Cup which begins tomorrow in London.

"I've been serving almost one hundred percent the last two or three days, so for me, my shoulder is good right now," said the Serb in a meeting with reporters before the Masters debut in London next Monday against Czech Tomas Berdych.

Djokovic, who has signed one of the best seasons in tennis history with ten titles, including three Grand Slams and only four defeats for the British capital gain individual title last year in the championship that brings together the eight best players of the time.

The physical state of Serbia is one of the largest uncertainties in the London event, as the number one had to retire a few days ago before the Paris Masters quarter-final against Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a shoulder injury .

Djokovic is paired in Group A of the tournament alongside Spanish David Ferrer, Andy Murray and Czech Berdych.

The world number one took the top spot in the ATP ranking to Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon final, and beat him again at the last meeting of the U.S. Open.

Despite facing the final stretch of a long season, Serbian, 24, still has the ambition to gain a better title which has been the best course of his career.

"Everyone agrees that this tournament is a prize for achievements during the year for most players," said Djokovic.

"Each of the meetings will be high level, so you have to be best to win," concluded the Serb.


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