Novak Djokovic unveils plans as he sets sights on stripping Roger Federer of record

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Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in action

Novak Djokovic has revealed his plans as he targets what would be a record Australian Open crown.

The world number one currently shares the Open-Era record of six wins with Roger Federer, and he wants it for himself.

Djokovic will play the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on December 28th and 29th, then the Qatar Exxon Mobil Open in Doha to prepare for the tournament.

“There’s not much to say about off-season, especially next two, three weeks,” he said.

“Not much tennis. After that, obviously starting to build and slowly prepare myself for the new season.

“Obviously, we don’t have so much time in tennis in the off-season to have a proper preparation. But we have what we have.

“I’ll try to make the most out of it.

“Obviously do a lot of fitness training at the beginning, then slowly increase the tennis.

“Having a Grand Slam so early in the season makes us train probably very hard and be kind of aware that we have to be at our best in the first week of the year.

“I’ve had most success in Australia out of all four slams. Hopefully I can keep that going.”


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