Novak successfully started his 2015 season in singles on Tuesday with a convincing 6-2, 6-1 win over Dusan Lajovic at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.
Novak is no.1 seed and will open his campaign against fellow Serb Dusan Lajovic, ranked no.69. It will be their first career encounter.
Organisers announced that the three-time champion had withdrawn from the MWTC due to fever.
World no.1 beat Stan Wawrinka 6-1, 6-2 in the semi-finals at the Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Nole will play Stan Wawrinka in the semi-finals of the Mubadala WTC on January 2 (about 16.00 CET).
Enjoy every moment of your life, believe in yourself and never give up…
The world no.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic and the WTA no.2 Maria Sharapova are the United States Sports Academy’s 2014 Male and Female Athletes of the Year.
A VERY Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating on December 25!
World no.1 will return to Abu Dhabi for the season-opening Mubadala World Tennis Championship (1-3 January, 2015).
Novak is one of only four men to be named World Champion four or more times, alongside Ivan Lendl, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer.