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Elbow injury may rule Novak Djokovic out of US Open: Report

Serbia's Sportski Zurnal reported that the 30-year-old could face up to 12 weeks on the sidelines

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Elbow injury may rule Djokovic out of US Open: Media

Former world number one is in doubt for the due to his elbow injury, reported, citing the country's team doctor.

Djokovic retired hurt during the quarter-finals at Wimbledon and said he was considering taking a break from playing to recover from the long-standing injury to his right elbow.

Serbia's Sportski Zurnal reported that the 30-year-old could face up to 12 weeks on the sidelines.

"He has a bruised bone due to excessive playing," it quoted Zdenko Milinkovic as saying.

"Novak is in Toronto undergoing some further tests with specialists."

The 12-times grand slam champion won the in 2011 and 2015. This year's tournament begins on August 28.

First Published: Tue, July 25 2017. 10:25 IST
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