World primary Novak Djokovic has stated he’ll return to the court docket at this month’s Miami Open having recuperated from a muscle tear suffered throughout his Australian Open title defence.
The 33-year-old Serbian suffered the damage throughout a 3rd spherical match at Melbourne Park however that didn’t cease him from clinching a record-extending ninth Australian Open title and his 18th Grand Slam.
He will surpass Roger Federer’s all-time file for many weeks as ATP world primary on Monday, holding the highest spot for the 311th week.
According to a partial schedule posted on his web site, Djokovic is entered for the ATP Masters 1000 occasion on the hardcourts in Miami from March 22-April 4. It is the primary of three occasions he’ll play in earlier than heading to Europe for the claycourt swing forward of the French Open in finish May.
From Miami, the place he has gained six titles, Djokovic will head to Monaco for the Monte-Carlo Masters, operating from April 11-18, earlier than returning dwelling to Belgrade for the ATP 250 Serbia Open.
The Tour is returning to Belgrade for the primary time since 2012, and the Serbia Open will likely be held at Djokovic’s tennis middle from April 19-25.