Disappointing: Novak Djokovic; A doubt for Wimbledon 2024

The Serbian was involved in back-to-back five-set thrillers at the French Open, emerging victorious on both occasions.

He overcame Pierre-Hugues Herbert in round one and Roberto Carballes Baena in round two, winning both in straight sets.

Those somewhat straightforward victories perhaps then allowed him to invest all of his energy in his third round meeting with Lorenzo Musetti.

A stunning comeback win secured a fourth round clash with Francisco Cerundolo, where again Djokovic came out on top after coming from behind.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia receives treatment for his knee injury during his match against Francisco Cerundolo of Argentina on Court Philippe-Chatrie...

Novak Djokovic’s doctor issues fresh injury timeline update

Unfortunately, however, the Serb was forced to withdraw from the tournament after sustaining a knee injury during the latter clash.

Surgery was then required to repair the meniscus tear, with an injury timeline now emerging for the 24-time Grand Slam winner.

As per L’Equipe, the doctor who performed that surgery, Antoine Gerometta, has said that it is unlikely that Djokovic will be 100% fit for Wimbledon.

The grass competition is set to get underway on July 1, with the Serbian star clearly in a race against time to make it back for the major tournament.

Why Wimbledon needs a fully-fit Novak Djokovic

Even with his injury, Djovokic was able to stun the French Open crowds with his display against Cerundolo.

Former professionals John McEnroe and Tim Henman were also blown away by that comeback victory in the French capital.

Wimbledon fans will be now waiting impatiently to find out whether or not the Serbian makes it to the grass court, but at this moment in time it doesn’t look good.

The 37-year-old leads the way in terms of men’s Grand Slam titles with 24, but it is Roger Federer who has the most Wimbledon successes.

The retired Swiss lifted the iconic trophy eight times, with Djokovic currently on seven Wimbledon titles, level with Pete Sampras and William Renshaw.

Only the names of Federer, Djokovic and Sampras make the list in terms of the Open Era, with the Serbian only going to join his old nemesis at the top next month if he is 100% fit.

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