Tennis-Serbia motivated by 2019 Davis Cup heartbreak, says Djokovic

  • Tennis
  • Thursday, 25 Nov 2021

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - ATP Finals - Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy - November 20, 2021 Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his semi final match against Germany's Alexander Zverev REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

(Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic says Serbia will use the bitter memory of their Davis Cup Finals defeat in 2019 as motivation to lift the trophy for a second time this year.

At the inaugural Davis Cup Finals in Madrid two years ago Serbia were knocked out in the quarter-finals after Viktor Troicki and Djokovic lost a deciding doubles rubber to Russia.

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