Novak Djokovic passed fit for Madrid Open

Djokovic passed fit for Madrid Open
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World number two Novak Djokovic confirms that he is fit enough to feature at next month's Madrid Open following a wrist problem.

World number two Novak Djokovic has confirmed that he is fit enough to play at the upcoming Madrid Open following a wrist problem.

The Serbian feared that he could miss a large part of the season after experiencing pain during his semi-final defeat to Roger Federer at the Monte Carlo Masters on April 19.

However, Djokovic has since revealed that he has been given the all-clear by doctors to return to the court next month.

"Fortunately, the situation with the injury is better than it first seemed," he said.

"Doctors assured me that I will be ready for Madrid, then Rome and Roland Garros, just as it has been planned. However, I need to continue with the recovery process and full medical treatments. It means I will have to take a short break in order to recover as soon as possible."

The Madrid Open gets underway on May 4.

Novak Djokovic celebrates his win over Roger Federer during the semi finals of the Paris Masters on November 2, 2013
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