World No. 1 Novak Djokovic commented on the decision skip the Indian Wells Masters.
Serbia continues to recover after the US Open, in the final of which he lost to Russian Daniil Medvedev.
– I wish I could see my fans in Indian Wells and play in the desert, my favorite place. Hope to see you next year! – Djokovic wrote on Twitter.
The Indian Wells tournament kicks off on October 7th. This Masters will be the seventh of the season, while Djokovic missed five of them and played only in Monte Carlo and Rome.