The first racket of the world Novak Djokovic spoke after the defeat in the second round of the tournament in Monte Carlo. The 34-year-old Serb lost to the Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich-Fokina with a score of 3:6, 7:6 (7:5), 1:6.
“I failed physically. I didn’t like how I felt at the end. I need to discuss this with my team. I’m not going to stop there. I will continue to work, I hope I will get in shape for Roland Garros. Everyone understands that this is the main goal of the clay season, ”the press service of the tournament in Monte Carlo quotes Djokovic.
In the 1/8 finals of the tournament, Davidovich-Fokina will meet the winner of the game between David Goffin from Belgium and Daniel Evans from Great Britain.
For Djokovic, this Masters is only the second tournament in 2022. The first racket of the world after being banned from the Australian Open began the season in mid-February in Dubai.