Great news for the tennis fans in Monte Carlo as Novak Djokovic decided to compete in the “home” tournament. The Serbian sensation resides in the Principality and he was confirmed to play on clay only in Madrid and Rome ahead of the upcoming Roland Garros. However, the world no.1 has just included in his schedules Monte Carlo. The tournament will take place from April 13-17. Nole won the tournament in 2013 and 2015; he was the runner-up in 2009 and 2012.
Novak Djokovic’s ranking and performance in 2020
Now ranked no.1, Djokovic played his last match on the 2nd of February when he beat Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 in the final of the Australian Open to win his 79th career title.
This year Novak has a 13-0 win-loss record. The Serbian has won 2 titles in 2020 in ATP Cup and at the Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal’s ranking and performance in 2020
At the moment ranked no.2, the Spaniard played his last match on the 29th of January when he had to surrender to Dominic Thiem 7-63 7-64 4-6 7-66 in the quarter of the Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal’s best accomplishment of the present season was getting to the final in the ATP Cup.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal played each other 55 times. The head to head is 29-26 for Djokovic.
The last time that they squared off, Novak Djokovic won 6-2 7-64 in the final in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney (ATP Cup) on the 12th of January 2020.
In video as below you can watch the highlights.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal
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