The Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, number one in the world and recently proclaimed ‘master’ in the ATP Finals, landed in Malaga this Monday to lead his country in the ‘Final 8’ of the 2023 Davis Cup, which is being played at the Martín Carpena .

The 36-year-old Balkan was received by the tournament director of the Davis Cup Finals, Feliciano López, at Malaga airport on Monday afternoon, where he arrived from Turin after winning the ATP Finals title on Sunday night. Serbia debuts on Thursday against Great Britain.

His opponent in the Italian city, Jannik Sinner, will also arrive in Malaga on Tuesday night ready to spearhead Italy’s quest for glory in the knockout stage of the men’s World Cup of Tennis.

The action begins at the José María Martín Carpena Sports Palace with defending champion Canada taking on Finland, debutants in the ‘Final 8’. Czechia will face Australia in the second quarter-final match on Wednesday, before Italy plays the Netherlands on Thursday and Serbia plays Great Britain on the same day.