Shortly after changing into champion at Wimbledon for the sixth time and thus attaining the 20th Grand Slam title of his profession, Novak Djokovic questioned his participation in the subsequent Olympic Video games. Even earlier than the alternative to finish a Golden Slam (NdeR: it implies successful the 4 Grand Slam and the gold medal of the self-discipline in the Olympic Video games), the world’s primary mentioned he was “ambivalent” concerning the resolution to compete or not in Tokyo.
The Serb was topped for the sixth time at Wimbledon.
“I’ve to weigh it,” Nole replied to the query they made in the press convention after the victory over Matteo Berrettini (eighth). “My plan was all the time to go to the Olympics. However proper now I’m considerably ambivalent. One thing like 50-50, from what I came upon these final days.”
The ban on the public in the stands and the strict restrictions which have been carried out in Tokyo as a consequence of the enhance in infections registered in current weeks are a few of the points that make Djokovic doubt. “That upset me fairly a bit,” mentioned the Serb, who In the event you go to Japan, you will be unable to have extra companions than these strictly associated to the self-discipline.
Rafael Nadal (third) mentioned beforehand that he is not going to compete in Tokyo, whereas Roger Federer (ninth), who congratulated him for having reached the historic file of 20 Grand Slam titles that till now the Swiss solely shared with the Mallorcan, has not decided but.
Congrats Novak in your 20th main. I’m proud to have the alternative to play in a particular period of tennis champions. Fantastic efficiency, effectively achieved!
– Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 11, 2021
Profitable in Tokyo after which the US Open, Djokovic can be the first male to finish the ‘Golden Slam’. Steffi Graf is the solely girl to take action, in 1988.