WATCH: Novak Djokovic kicks off ‘Wimbledon preparations’ in the rain

Novak Djokovic fooling around

Novak Djokovic’s BNP Paribas Open match was suspended due to bad weather so he decided to get his “training” for Wimbledon underway.

The world No 1 from Serbia took on Philipp Kohlschreiber in a third-round encounter at the Indian Wells Masters on Monday evening, but he played only one game against the unseeded German when the heavens opened up in the California desert.

Djokovic, being the professional that he is, decided the middle of the night was a good time to start his “preparations” for the defence of his Wimbledon title in July this year.

The five-time Indian Wells Masters champion’s match against Kohlschreiber will resume on Tuesday and the winner will take on Frenchman Gael Monfils for a place in the quarter-final.

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