Despite the victory in three sets against his compatriot Adrian Mannarino and subsequent qualification to the round of 16 of the Paris Masters 1000, the French tennis player Gael Monfils (22nd), who was sore in your leg practically the entire match, he has not yet confirmed his presentation against the Serbian Novak Djokovic (1st).
“He’s muscular. At first it seemed insignificant, but then I felt an electric shock in my leg. Although the bandage and painkillers from the doctor helped, it took me 20 minutes to get back into the game, when the score was 6-2 down. So I focused on playing aggressively, serving well, and forgetting about the hassle. The tiebreak could have been decisive, but I was more precise, as in the third set, “said the former world number 6, a 10-time ATP champion.
However, the brand new husband of the Ukrainian player Elina Svitolina cast doubt on her presence: “I will do the ultrasound and see how my body reacts. I want to make sure it’s not more dangerous than it should be. I’ll see what decision I make. “
“Being 100% I never defeated Djokovic. So now that I’m not maxed out, my odds are very low. I lost all 17 times I faced him. I tried different strategies and the last time I got match points, but it wasn’t enough, “closed the right-hander, 35 years old and 193 centimeters tall.