LONDON — After losing in the French Open final, Novak Djokovic wanted nothing to do with tennis.
For about a week, anyway.
Now, with his opening match at Wimbledon coming Monday on Centre Court, the top-ranked Serb is firmly focused on defending his title.
“Took me some time really to recover and to rest after Paris. I didn’t want to think about tennis too much,” said Djokovic, who lost to Stan Wawrinka in four sets at Roland Garros. “Got myself on the court about 10 days ago, started practicing on grass.