Serbia are ready for the start of the group stage of the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2022. This is the message that the captain, Viktor Troicki, wanted to send today in Valencia, a day when his team put the finishing touches to the configuration. on the La Fonteta track.
Despite the absence of Novak Djokovic, Serbia are confident in their chances of reaching the Final on November 8 in Malaga. A more than realistic goal, given the quality of the new generation of Serbian tennis led by Miomir Kecmanovic.
For Troicki, whose first-team debut against Spain on Wednesday, the preparation record is very positive. “The boys are very motivated,” said the 2010 Davis Cup champion. “We are training at a very high level and we still have a day and a half to prepare for the games.
I believe in my team and we are ready to start.” The Font de San Lluís pavilion is where Valencia Basket usually plays and Troicki, as an avid European basketball fan, knows that. “I really like the pavilion , I know it well because I have seen it for many years watching Valencia Basket matches.
I’m sure it will be filled with spectators and fans. We can’t wait for it to start.” The future belongs to the young captain, when asked about the absence of Novak Djokovic, clarified that, despite his lack, his team has the potential to aspire to everything in these Davis Cup Finals.
“With his presence, everything is easier,” admitted Troicki. “He helped us win a lot of games, but the future belongs to the young players. They have to be prepared and take responsibility for bringing those wins to the team.
Novak is always with us, supporting us. He wished us the best, the best of luck. But we have to think that the guys who are here deserve to be in the team and they are ready.”
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Novak Djokovic’s father, Srdjan Djokovic, surprisingly quiet for some time, the uncle takes over with a strong statement to The Pavlovic Today.
For him, his nephew will not retire before his 40th birthday! “This year hasn’t been easy for Novak, but he keeps pushing forward. I’m sure after everything he’s been through, he’ll come out of this stronger. Novak knows who he is and knows What he wants.
The ordeal he went through this year in Australia only extended his career. Instead of maybe retiring from tennis in three or four years, he will do so in five or six years. He rests his body, ”assured Goran Djokovic.