Tennis: Djokovic shows Aussie love with Kyrgios | Video

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic was welcomed by the Australian public this Friday as he trained this Friday with local tennis player Nick Kyrgios at the Rod Laver Arena for the Australian Open which kicks off next Monday in the city of Melbourne.

The one from Belgrade, nine-time champion in Melbourne Park, was unable to play the last edition of the first Grand Slam of the annual calendar due to the non-vaccination of Covid-19 and was expelled by the country’s authorities. A year later, “Nole” managed to return to the oceanic continent and to the reactions of the local public to its presence, as there is still no vaccination schedule.

However, all tickets are sold out to see the two finalists of the last edition of Wimbledon, Djokovic. Title record at Melbourne Park.

After the dueling show ended, Novak said the following about the support received:

I am very happy, thank you very much. I’m a little excited, I really wanted to get back on that track. It’s great to be back in Australia, back in Melbourne. It was on this song that I created the best memories of my career.

Despite the fact that this caused some doubts about his physical condition and hamstring problems, the former world number one had a calm and effortless day against Kyrgios.

To relax and make the experience more fun for the participants, both played two rounds of tennis, the first with wheelchair players David Wagner and Heath Davidson, and the second with two junior tennis players.

(With information from Europa Press)

Source: La Neta Neta