After last year’s fiasco with the refusal of entry visas and deportation from the country due to lack of vaccition, Novak Djokovic returned to Australia. The preparatory tourment before the start of the opening Grand Slam of the season found the Serb in excellent shape and brought him another title, but many were surprised by the behavior of the former world number one.
The fil in Adelaide produced a spectacular spectacle. Djokovic’s juice Sebastian Korda surprisingly prevailed in the opening set, and the favorite was on the verge.
The dramatic tie-break came at the expense of Radek Stepanek, and it was too much for the Serbian. On his way to the bench, he began pointing at his players’ boxes. Then he started yelling “get out” in Italian.
Subsequently, the brother of former world No. 1 Marko Djokovic stood up and left the box for members of the player’s team.
According to Serbian media, agents Eduardo Altardi and Ele Capellaro were also on the rise. Coach Goran Ivanisevic looked at what was happening in bewilderment.
This outpouring eventually helped Djokovic turn against his American rival. The current fifth racket of the world defeated Korda’s match point in the second set and won with a score of 6:7 (8), 7:6 (3), 6:4.
The Belgrade tive won his 92nd ATP title and equaled Rafael Nadal.
Filly, the champion thanked for the support he received in Adelaide: “It was a great week for me and you made it even more special. I have never experienced such support in my life. I felt like I was playing at home.”
During the ceremony, the winner’s brother had already returned. “I would like to thank my team for putting up with me today through good times and bad. I am sure that they have never experienced such an explosion with me, ”added Djokovic.
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