Novak Djokovic, winner this yr of the Australian Open and Roland Garros, arrives full of confidence at Wimbledon, the Grand Slam on British grass, and with the nice chance of matching the 20 Grand Slams of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who has already introduced his absence.
“I’ve already stated it, Grand Slam tournaments are, at this level in my profession, my essential motivation. I need to conquer as many as potential“, started the No. 1 in the world in a press convention from Wimbledon.
“I am keen on taking part in right here, it was always the tournament of my desires. I always get goose bumps once I stroll on these courts“stated the 34-year-old Serbian, who gained 5 instances at Wimbledon, together with the final two editions (2018 and 2019).
Novak Djokovic was already coaching on the pitch earlier than his debut on Monday.
As the defending champion, Nole might be the first to play on middle courtroom grass on Monday. The 34-year-old Serbian will play his first match in opposition to a British teenager, Jack draper, 19 years outdated (250th in the standings), “a participant who might be supported by the public and who has nothing to lose,” in line with Djokovic.
“There are lots of distinctive issues about Wimbledon, one of them is that this custom of having the defending champion play on Monday on middle courtroom on pristine grass. There may be not the smallest publicity, the smallest banner, every thing is simply tennis, all consideration is directed to the gamers and the courtroom. It appears to me one thing fascinating in a world as industrial and materialistic as the one we dwell in, “he stated.
Djokovic is the high candidate for the title.