Originally Posted by Mike Sams
Djokovic doesn't need to play anymore. He's finishing the year as #1 and has already won the WTF in 2008. He has nothing really to defend. Look onward to the AO in 3 months.
This is true, he doesn't need to play well. He didn't look like his heart was in it in Basal. I could see him taking it easy during Paris and WTF, simply treating them as training, and trying not to re-injure himself.