Former world number one Novak Djokovic has been dealt a big blow ahead of next year’s Australian Open after an elbow injury ruled him out of the Qatar Open starting next week.
BREAKING: @DjokerNole withdraws from next week's Qatar Open due to elbow injury. #SSN pic.twitter.com/UD0VKQmRuN
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) December 30, 2017
The Serbian tennis star has had a wretched time with injuries for the better part of the last one year and the latest news is a big blow to his comeback bid.
Novak Djokovic was hoping to use the tournament to work his way back to full fitness after a lengthy time on the sidelines.