Time to maximum star in ATP of Majorca. This Tuesday, Novak Djokovic He will make his presentation with one particularity, of course: he will play the tournament only in doubles.
The 250 tournament that is played on natural grass on the island in the week before Wimbledon, will have the No. 1 in singles playing in pairs with the Spanish Carlos Gómez Herrera. This Tuesday, he will play in the third center court turn against Serbian Nikola Cacic and Bosnian Tomislav Brkic.
Novak Djokovic, it should be remembered, is preparing his participation in Wimbledon in Mallorca after winning the Grand Slam tournaments in Australia and Roland Garros this year. And he has rented a house on the island to be with his family while he adjusts to the grassy surface at the tournament run by Toni Nadal, Rafa Nadal’s uncle and former coach.
In second turn, he will introduce himself Daniil Medvedev. The Russian, who accepted the invitation of the organizers to take part, is the No. 2 in the world and the top seed of the clear tournament. This time he will run into Frenchman Corentin Moutet (85 °), which comes from defeating South African Lloyd Harris in the debut.
For its part, Dominic Thiem (5th) will close the center court before the also Gallic Adrian Mannarino (42 °), which was reported by the German Jan-Lennard Struff.
It should be remembered that the Argentine Guido Pella yielded this Monday with the Italian Stefano Travaglia 7-5 and 7-6 (4) in the first round. The Bahiense was the only South American in the table, before the falls of the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas and the Uruguayan Daniel Galán in qualifying.
According to the organization of the Balearic tournament, “the identical conditions regarding the surface of the London tournament, with the supervision of those in charge of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, is undoubtedly a point in favor” to gather in Mallorca a great tournament.