Why did Novak Djokovic suddenly pull out of French Open 2024? The kingdom was taken away; Won a record 370th Grand Slam match

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Veteran tennis player Novak Djokovic abruptly withdrew his name from the French Open 2024 on Wednesday. The Serbian player has taken this decision due to a knee injury. He had to withdraw before his quarter-final match against Casper Rudd. Djokovic defeated Francisco Cerundolo to advance to the quarterfinals. He held on against Cerundolo despite suffering from right knee pain. This match lasted for five sets. Djokovic defeated his young rival 6-1, 5-7, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 in a match that lasted four and a half hours.

Djokovic was on his back at the start of the second set and looked like he might have to give up the match. However, Djokovic did not lose heart and came back to win his record 370th Grand Slam match. He has become the player with the most number of matches won in a Grand Slam tournament. He surpassed Switzerland’s Roger Federer who won 369 Grand Slam matches in his career. Djokovic suffered a setback in the ATP rankings after withdrawing from the French Open. His kingdom has been taken away. Now Janic Siner has been crowned World No.1.

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