“My approach is to win tournaments wherever I am and I’m glad that I have a team of people around me that makes sure that I am in the best shape in order to be a contender to win titles,” stated the Serbian, the first man to win trophies on hard, clay and grass courts this season.
“I played some very good tennis, I think, didn’t drop a set the entire week. I hadn’t played a tournament in three months, so it was really extra motivation for me to really do well… I’m taking some great confidence into next week as well.”
Turin ticket in his own hands
The former world No.1 claimed 250 valuable ranking points in Israel to enhance his chances of qualifying for the ATP Finals next month.
Djokovic, a Grand Slam champion at Wimbledon in July, will secure a berth at the season finale if he remains in the Top 20 of the ‘Race To Turin.’ The 35-year-old has his ATP Finals fate in his own hands as he’s currently 15th in the race.
Next up, the five-time ATP Finals champion heads to Astana, Kazakhstan, to go up against a blockbuster field including world No.1 Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas.