Djokovic will seek his 10th Australian Open title.
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[Sports Center/Comprehensive Report] The Serbian star Novak Djokovic will face the Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final of the Australian Open today. The winner will not only receive the Grand Slam gold cup, but also enter the world First, Qiao Shuai said frankly that he was ready for a tough fight.
Djokovic said in an interview with the Serbian media after the semi-finals that this final may be the most important game of Tsitsipas’s career, “He has matured a lot and is at the peak. This may be the most important game in his career. In the next battle, I will fight against me, compete for the first Grand Slam title and become the world number one for the first time."
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The 35-year-old legend said that Tsitsipas's recent performance is obvious to all, and it can be predicted that he will play with strong motivation, "But technically, I know what to do. I have also played a lot in Melbourne these days. Best performance, I'm ready for a tug of war, if it's five sets, five sets, five hours, five hours, I'm looking forward to it."
Djokovic won the other 5 games in straight sets except for the second round which was won by the French player Enzo Couacaud. He did not deny that it is very important for him to sweep his opponents after the round of 16 , "All opponents are looking for my weaknesses. The better I play and the more dominant I am, it also means that I can send this message to my opponents: You must give the best performance of your life to beat me."
In the first 6 games of this year's Australian Open, Djokovic's thighs were bandaged when he played, and he was unable to practice on the truce day. His injury is also considered a variable in the final. Serbian famous doctor Marijana Kovacevic He flew to Australia to help him.
Kovacevic helped many football stars, including Cristiano Ronaldo, through their injuries. After Qiao Shuai suffered a foot injury, she also flew to the southern hemisphere to help the hero of the motherland. "I can't say too much. Many details, but I am very grateful to her," Djokovic said. "I also received many other treatments in Melbourne and sought the help of many specialists. Marijana flew more than half of the world to help me, and her treatment has been of great help. , I can feel it on the field.”