Novak Djokovic, number one in the world, and the rest of the team Serbia landed on Madrid and, later, he exercised in the facilities of the Madrid Arena, where it coincided with Daniil Medvedev, second racket of the circuit and main player of Russia.
The Serbian arrived in Madrid early in the afternoon. Hours later he went to the tracks of the stage of the Davis Cup Finals. The Balkan admitted being tired after the tension experienced on Sunday, with the uncertainty of the classification.
Survival in the Serbian tournament depended on third parties. The world number one reported that he was watching the doubles clash between Germany and Austria to determine the winner of his group. With the German victory, the chances of the Balkan team depended on the clash between Spain and Russia.
Djokovic and the rest of the team were attentive to what happened on the track and the victory of Andrey Rublev and Aslan Karatsev against Feliciano López and Marcel Granollers, in three sets, in a duel that ended after midnight.
The number one in the world reported that from that moment the team, already classified, prepared to head to Madrid so they had been able to rest little.
Even so, after arriving in Madrid and settling in, the Serbian team headed by captain Viktor Troicki moved to the tournament venue. Djokovic exercised on the central court of the Madrid Arena where he coincided with Daniil Medvedev, world number two and the main Russian racket who previously exercised with Russia.
Serbia, which achieved qualification for the Davis Cup Finals, will play the quarterfinals against Kazakhstan next Wednesday.