Novak Djokovic will have an extra few days to recover from any ailments he may have this week at the US Open. The Serb was scheduled to play today on Arthur Ashe but his opponent, Jiri Vesely, withdrew with a left forearm injury.
Thanks to the walkover, Djokovic will await the Guido Pella-Mikhail Youzhny winner on Friday. And the 23-year-old Vesely beat Djokovic in their only meeting earlier this year in April at Monte Carlo.
Djokovic has been battling a left wrist and an arm injury, for which he received treatment Monday night.
You Might Like:
Novak Djokovic Says He Feels Better Physically Now Than He Did At The Start Of The US Open
Rafael Nadal Withdraws from French Open with Left Wrist Injury
Rafael Nadal To Face Jiri Vesely In Hamburg; 2-Time Defending Champ John Isner Opens In Atlanta
Berdych Battles Vesely In Shenzhen Rematch; Thiem, Dimitrov, Khachanov Headline Chengdu QFs
Novak Djokovic: Right Now I’m Feeling Very Close My Peak Form