Present in London to participate in the Laver Cup (September 23 to 25), Novak Djokovic took the opportunity to unveil his calendar for the end of the season. The 35-year-old Serb has announced that he will participate in two tournaments awarded he has never taken part.
The former world No. 1 will play the Tel Aviv Open (September 26 to October 2) and received a wild card to join the final draw of the Astana Open, which will take place in Nur-Sultan (3 to October 9). This last tournament, added by the ATP to its calendar in 2020, presents a nice cast: Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka will be present in Kazakhstan.
Winner of 21 Grand Slam titles, Novak Djokovic fell to 7th place in the ATP rankings, in particular due to his absence from the Australian Open in January and the US Open in September. The Serb had won Wimbledon in July, but the ATP hadn’t awarded any points this year. He is even 15th in the Race, and could miss the Masters which will take place in Turin (November 13 to 20) if he were to finish outside the Top 20.