Novak Djokovic is on one side of the draw for the Australian Open, and Rafael Nadal is on the other.
This means that the Serb and the Spaniard could only meet in the semifinals of the first Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne.
Everyone knows very well that Novak did not play last year, and this year he will start his race toward the 10th title against the Spaniard Roberto Carbaljes Baena.
Nadal is the defending champion this year, and his first rival will be the somewhat heavier British Jack Draper
As for Đoković’s side of the draw, there are also Laslo Djere, Filip Krajinovic, and among the more famous names, there is fifth seed Andrey Rublev and home player Nick Kyrios, with whom Djokovic could meet in the quarterfinals.