Tennis Channel today got an interview today with Novak Djokovic during his unusual four-day break before his mega semifinal clash with Roger Federer on Friday.
Djokovic, who received an extra day off after his quarterfinal opponent Fabio Fognini withdrew before their Tuesday match, sound relaxed and confident after a practice session with TV analyst and tennis great John McEnroe.
“I don’t think it’s going to affect my rhythm that much and I really do feel good on the court,” Djokovic said about the down time.
If Djokovic wins Friday his will McEnroe’s record start of 42-0 in 1984. The win would also move Djokovic into the No. 1 ranking spot and elevate his streak to 44 straight. Why the turnaround, McEnroe asked? “I just know what to do on the court,” Djokovic said.
Djokovic has beaten Federer all three times this year but is still behind in his series with the Swiss 13-9. He last played a match on Sunday defeating Richard Gasquet.
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