Novak Djokovic started the season with his right leg, and nothing more and nothing less, with a title. This Saturday in Abu Dhabi, number one in the world rankings, will be dedicated to an exhibition tournament. The Serbian won this game for the fourth time after following the complex match against Kevin Anderson, 6th from ATP. The final score was 4-6, 7-5 and 7-5. Nole was already camped in Abu Dhabi in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Besides that, with this fourth title he has reached Rafael Nadal with more trophies in the tournament for the exhibition.
After the match, Novak spoke with the press and expressed: "I'm a little tired, almost exhausted. It was a great tennis match with quality. Playing against Kevin is always an amazing plan, he has been practicing great tennis in the last fifteen months, but the truth is that We did not plan to play two and a half hours on the show before the start of the season (laughs) Despite everything, it's a spectacular way to start in 2019. "The season starts next week with ATP 250 from Qatar.
"This tribune is incredible, I love it. These people make this tournament always very special for all the players who come here each year; they were amazing during the three-day matches. I hope that I entertained you with the finale today and that you enjoyed this level of tennis. I tried to give them everything, so I want to thank you for your support and I hope that we will see the next course ", the Serbian added enthusiastically.
Djokovic can not ask for more, he has a dream come true on the track and now comes a new season, which is expected much more. "Each year is a great year, It depends on how you deal with him on every occasion, you must be prepared for what comes before ", commented on the tennis player after the achievement. The Serbian side had a spectacular second half of 2018, which included Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon and the US Open.
For the time being, on January 15, one of the most prestigious events brings together the best tennis figures: Australian Open. The contest, from the next edition, have much more requirements for standards to combat high temperatures allowing to stop the game in order to avoid fainting and physical problems in the players.