After winning Doha, the Australian Open and the first two Masters 1000 events in 2016, Novak is full of confidence ahead of the European clay-court swing.
The world no.1 will first compete at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters (April 10-17). Last year, he won his second crown there, beating Tomas Berdych in the final (7-5, 4-6, 6-3).
After two-year absence, Novak will be back at the Mutua Madrid Open (May 1-8). The Serbian star won the event in 2011.
Novak’s last tournament ahead of the second Grand Slam of the season will be the Rome Masters (May 8-15). The 28-year-old Belgrade native won his fourth trophy at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia last year when he beat Roger Federer in the final (6-3, 6-4).
The only Major event that Novak still hasn’t won, the Roland Garros, will take place in Paris from May 22-June 5. Last year, Nole fell to Stan Wawrinka in the final (6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 4-6).
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