Novak Djokovic out of doubles at Western & Southern Open | Tennis Information

NEW YORK: Novak Djokovic pulled out of the doubles occasion on the Western & Southern Open on Sunday, citing neck ache.
Djokovic remained within the singles draw, the place he’s seeded No. 1 and is scheduled to play his second-round match Monday. He obtained a first-round bye.
The Western & Southern Open is the primary ATP match for the reason that tour went on hiatus in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. It usually is performed in Ohio however is being held this yr on the identical onerous courts that may host the US Open beginning August 31 as a part of an uncommon doubleheader.
Djokovic was alleged to play doubles with Filip Krajinovic on the Western & Southern Open, presumably merely to get some further court docket time forward of the US Open. They are going to be changed by Nikola Cacic and Dusan Lajovic, who will face Frances Tiafoe and Tommy Paul on Sunday.

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