Back in Shape, Former Top 10 Tennis Player Janko Tipsarevic Eyes Winning Ways

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 | 0

Janko Tipsarevic, a former Top 10 tennis player, has set his eyes upon getting back to winning ways after battling with a spate of injuries in the last two years.

“This is the first time in a very, very long time that I feel completely good and confident about my body,” the 32-year-old told the ATP website. “I have the energy, speed and endurance to play defense now.”

Tipsarevic ended an 18-month hiatus from foot injury in April last year, but was sidelined again for about eight months due to knee issues. He returned in April this year to compete across some of the ATP events – including Geneva and London besides the French Open and Wimbledon – but failed to find his foot going.

He, therefore, believes that he should have concentrated on getting some wins under his belt by partaking at the Challenger tournaments instead.

“I, maybe, made a mistake in trying to play ATP World Tour events as soon as possible,” he admitted. “But I should have started with more Challengers. I need to get that confidence from hearing, ‘Game, set, match, Tipsarevic,’ regardless of who it’s against.”

The former eighth-ranked Serb will look to win his first title since the return when he takes on Spain’s Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo in the final of the Qingdo Challenger in China on Sunday.


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