Novak Djokovic gives surgical procedure replace after French Open harm, vows to return ‘as quickly as doable’

Novak Djokovic confirmed Thursday that he had profitable surgical procedure on his knee after his surprising withdrawal from the French Open this week, however the 24-time Grand Slam champion didn’t say if he expects to be again in time for Wimbledon subsequent month. 

Djokovic was pressured to withdraw after he suffered a meniscus tear in his proper knee throughout the second set of his five-set victory over Francisco Cerundolo within the fourth spherical on Monday. 

Novak Djokovic of Serbia receives therapy for his knee harm throughout his match in opposition to Francisco Cerundolo of Argentina on Courtroom Philippe-Chatrier throughout the fourth spherical of the 2024 French Open Tennis Match at Roland Garros on June 3, 2024, in Paris. (Tim Clayton/Corbis through Getty Photographs)

The defending champion at Roland Garros underwent surgical procedure in Paris on Wednesday, and he supplied followers with a constructive replace the next day. 

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“Up to now day, I needed to make some robust choices after sustaining a meniscus tear throughout my final match. I’m nonetheless processing all of it however I’m glad to replace you that the surgical procedure went nicely,” he stated in a submit on X. 

“I’m going to do my finest to be wholesome and match to return to the court docket as quickly as doable. My love for this sport is robust and the will to compete on the highest stage is what retains me going.” 

Novak Djokovic looks at the ball

Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves in opposition to Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain within the Males’s Singles second spherical match throughout Day 5 of the 2024 French Open at Roland Garros on Might 30, 2024, in Paris. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Photographs)

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The 37-year-old Serbian tennis participant didn’t elaborate on a timeline for restoration or return, however his harm comes simply weeks earlier than Wimbledon is scheduled to begin.

Djokovic’s harm additionally comes simply forward of the 2024 Olympic Video games in Paris, that are set to start on July 27. The location for these matches may also be at Roland Garros. Djokovic beforehand received the bronze medal on the 2008 Olympic Video games in Beijing.

Novak Djokovic celebrates

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates after successful in opposition to France’s Pierre-Hugues Herbert on the finish of their males’s singles match on Courtroom Philippe-Chatrier on day three of the French Open tennis match on the Roland Garros Complicated in Paris on Might 28, 2024. (CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP through Getty Photographs)

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With each Djokovic and Rafael Nadal out, there can be a brand new French Open champion for the primary time since 2015.

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