Novak Djokovic would start his 2021 season at the ATP Cup, from February 1 to 5 in Australia. This was confirmed by journalist Michal Samulski on his Twitter account.
Djokovic won all of his ATP Cup matches in 2020, being the cornerstone for the Serbian title. In singles, the world No. 1 beat Kevin Anderson, Gael Monfils, Cristian Garin, Denis Shapovalov, Daniil Medvedev and Rafael Nadal. In doubles, along with Victor Troicki, he beat Mahut-Roger-Vasselin and Carreño-Busta and Feliciano López.
The first edition had 24 teams while this one, in the week before the Australian Open, will be 12 teams.