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Djokovic's MRI reveals 'no structural damage,' in question for Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic Novak Djokovic hurt an ankle in a Davis Cup win over Sam Querrey Sunday. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic's status for next week's Monte Carlo Rolex Masters is unknown after tests on his ankle revealed a "joint structure strain" that requires rest and therapy. The Serb posted the following update on his website:

The world’s top player has undergone an MRI examination this morning which revealed no structural damage to the joint capsule and ligaments. A joint structures strain requires therapy and strict rest in the following days.

Depending on the recovery, a decision will be made on Nole’s participation at the upcoming tournament in Monte Carlo.

Djokovic injured the ankle on Sunday during his Davis Cup win against Sam Querrey, advancing Serbia to the semifinals against Canada.

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