Novak Djokovic won The Miami and Monte Carlo Masters Back to Back. His appearance in the Monte Carlos Masters was short-lived due to injury. The world number one was defeated by Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich-Fokina in the tournament’s second round, which Djokovic has won twice. The match took place in highly windy circumstances. He had never won a game before, and he rated No. 46 in the world when his victory. He has a 1-12 record against players in the Top 10 and a 0-5 record against Tennis players in the Top 5.
While attempting a return after missing the Australian Open earlier this year, Novak Djokovic fell short in his first-round encounter at the 2022 Monte-Carlo Open.
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina defeated the two-time winner in the second round of the Monte-Carlo Masters. He blamed his defeat on being physically unable to cope and running out of gas.
Following his failure to compete in Melbourne due to the visa problem, Djokovic was forced to withdraw from the Indian Wells and Miami Masters tournaments due to concerns over his vaccination status.
After losing to Jiri Vesely in the Dubai Duty-Free Championships in February. It was the last match he play before his defeat in Monte-Carlo, the World No. 1 suffered two consecutive losses.
A few of the Serb’s many records, on the other hand, continue to stand as a tribute to his prowess. Like the two consecutive victories in Miami and Monte-Carlo seven years ago.
Novak Djokovic Defeat
Djokovic defeat for the second time in a row and for the first time since losing to Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic on February 24 in Dubai. Since 2016, this was Djokovic’s earliest defeat at the Monte Carlo Masters. Also, it was his second consecutive loss against an opponent who did not rate among the top 40 players. For the first time in his professional career, the Serb broke nine times in the best-of-three encounter. He had 51 unforced mistakes with 27 wins throughout the game.
“I’d want to express my congratulations to Alejandro. He was the more skilled player. “I believe he was able to establish a better rhythm in the first two sets,” Djokovic remarked of his opponent.
The type of sensation I had was not anything I wanted to be experiencing. After consulting with my team, I will try to figure out why this happened and then go back to the drawing board. Hopefully, things will be better in Belgrade next week.”
Davidovich Fokina got a double-break to win the first set and then secured an early break in the second set to take a 2-0 lead.
He ended up with blood on his fingers and knees after diving and lying all over the court. He took advantage of a Djokovic drop set to smash a crosscourt forehand winner. To take a 4-2 lead in the second set and the match.
On the other hand, Djokovic rallied back to win the second set in a tiebreaker and celebrated by pumping his fist as he leveled the match at one set apiece.
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