In his first match of the 2022 season, a convincing display from Nole. He beat Italian Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-3 in 74 minutes to reach the 2nd round at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The top seed faces Karen Khachanov (RUS) next.
Nole will be bidding for a sixth crown at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships (2009-11, 2013, 2020). The tournament celebrates its 30th anniversary. The top seed faces world no.57, Italian Lorenzo Musetti (WC, 1-0 H2H), in what will be his first match of the season.
The semi-final clash at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship has brought an interesting clash between Novak and Karen Khachanov. Nole won 6-4, 6-2.
Novak's team, the UAE Royals, finished second in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League with 37 points from 12 matches.