Novak Djokovic pursues Rafael Nadal's record, while Iga Światek hopes to solidify her status as the game's ideal

 The main huge homerun of the new tennis season starts off on January 16 in Melbourne and the 2023 Australian Open is set to give no limit to charming storylines.

 Boss among them is the arrival of Novak Djokovic one year from his extradition disaster, as the Serb hopes to match Rafael Nadal's record of 22 huge homerun titles.

 Djokovic's groundwork for the Australian Open got off to the most ideal beginning, winning the Adelaide Worldwide warmup occasion to get his 92nd 

 ATP singles title and go level with Nadal in joint fourth spot in the record-breaking rankings.

 Be that as it may, Djokovic experienced a physical issue alarm on Wednesday and had to pull out from a training match against Daniil Medvedev.

 The world No. 5 told 9News Melbourne it was a similar hamstring issue he had during last week's Adelaide Global and that his withdrawal against Medvedev was only a safeguard.

 "I just felt it pulling and I would have rather not taken a chance with anything more regrettable," he said. "I played a set and apologized to him [Medvedev] and he was understanding. 

 A couple of times in the match, I felt the muscle was straightening out, however nothing that would concern me for my exhibition."

 "He wasn't permitted to play in Australia, wasn't permitted to enter Australia and it was extremely difficult for him to process. 

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