Does Novak Just Need More Match Play?

Does Novak Just Need More Match Play?

Novak Djokovic’s first round loss in Barcelona this week is making many wonder what, if anything, can get the Serbian back to his peak form.

The Odds Are Against Quick Comebacks

The Odds Are Against Quick Comebacks

After 6 months out of action owing to an elbow injury, Novak Djokovic is one match away from a quarterfinal at the Australian Open. Djokovic is on track to make a strong return in Melbourne. But how unusual is a fast comeback after injury? What can most top players who have delayed their 2018 return expect about the difficulty of reaching their previous form?