“Watch| Novak Djokovic Injury Update: Water Bottle Incident at Italian Open – Tennis Star Assures Fans ‘I’m Fine, Resting'”

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic, who accidentally suffered an injury when a water bottle fell on his head during the Italian Open on Friday, reassured his fans that he is “fine” and will play on Sunday.

“Thank you for the messages of concern. It was an accident, and I’m resting comfortably in the hotel with an ice pack,” Djokovic posted on his ex, ”I’ll see you all on Sunday.”

Novak Djokovic’s incident

As Novak Djokovic bent down to sign an autograph for a fan, a water bottle fell out of his bag made of aluminum, hitting the top-ranked player on the head. Novak Djokovic, who was saved by security guards due to the injury and pain, fell to the ground. He was then taken to the locker room and evaluated by medical staff.

Djokovic missed post-match press conference

He even missed attending his regular post-match press conference. “As Novak Djokovic was leaving the center court after his match, he got hit on the head by a water bottle while giving an autograph. He received medical assistance and has already left Foro Italico to return to his hotel. Organizers said in a statement, “His condition is not a cause for concern.”

Italian Tennis Federation’s statement

A spokesperson for the Italian Tennis Federation, Alessandro Catapano, said Djokovic had a little blood on his head, but he did not need stitches. Catapano said, “He was upset, but he seems fine.” We are also very concerned about what happened, and we are trying to find out who did it and understand the dynamics behind it.

Catapano said, “The police came and asked for information, but the person who did it had already left.”

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This incident occurred immediately after Djokovic won his opening match against French qualifier Corentin Moutet with a score of 6-3, 6-1. The 24-time Grand Slam champion was returning after nearly a month-long break. Djokovic has a day off before his next scheduled match in the clay-court tournament on Sunday.

The 36-year-old Serbian player is preparing to defend his title at the French Open, which starts on May 26.


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