After winning the US Open and enjoying the celebrations in Belgrade, Djokovic He arrived in Valencia on Wednesday to play this Friday with hardly any rest. He already stated in Thursday’s press conference that he was not fresh, but could not imagine the heat and the humidity that was going to be found this Friday in La Fontetawhere he qualified Serbia for the Final Phase in Malaga after beating Davidovich.
“I have also asked about air, I understand the Spanish public who asked for air. The temperature was very high, I don’t remember a situation like this in an indoor tournament, honestly, I have never played a match with so much humidity in my career.“, he admitted in the press conference after the game.
When analyzing the duel against Davidovich, he was satisfied with his match despite not being at his best level. “In the first set, 4-3 was key, I played well, I was solid. Then I was more efficient on serve. In the second set I played very aggressively, I haven’t had much time to think about tactics on the court and it was difficult to play against Alejandrobut in the last five games I have been very good.
Grateful to the public
Regarding the warm farewell of the public in La Fonteta, he added that “I am leaving with great enthusiasm and good feelings, The public supported the Spanish player, but they have greatly respected me and the entire Serbian team and I am very grateful to all”.
Regarding his objectives for the end of the season and already with the ticket for the final phases in his pocket, he highlighted that “the Davis Cup is now my priority objective, the season is defined. Now it is Davis, where I represent my country “It is a pleasure, an enormous privilege, we have achieved the goal we had.”
Furthermore, he assured that Their idea is to play this Saturday against the Czech Republic despite already being classified. “We will be in Malaga, the objective has been achieved, but my plan is to play at least one singles match this Saturday and see how it goes for the doubles. Afterwards I want to rest and play a tournament, but playing in the Davis Cup Final in Malaga is my priority now.”