NOVAK ĐOKOVIĆ determined to take part within the Tokyo Olympics. The world’s first tennis participant needed to hit the Golden Slam, and now he has discovered his first opponent within the Olympics.
The Serbian consultant opened the match towards Bolivian Hugo Delion. Djokovic or De Lian waited for a greater efficiency within the second spherical between Stef, Germany and Monteiro, Brazil.
Djokovic’s potential opponents within the quarterfinals and semifinals are Russian Andrei Rublev and German Alex Zverev. On the opposite facet of the draw have been Russian Daniel Medvedev and Greek Stefanos Sisipas. The Serbian consultant can solely meet them within the last.
Recall that this yr’s Wimbledon victory allowed Djokovic to attain a feat that solely the legendary Australian Rod Laver might obtain, however nobody can match within the Open period. Laver received all 4 Grand Slams in 1962 and 1969. For this, Djokovic solely wants the US Open and has received the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon this yr.
This yr can be the Olympic yr affected by the epidemic. With Tokyo profitable gold and New York profitable, Djokovic will turn into the primary tennis participant to win the Utopian Gold Slam. With the intention to obtain tennis perfection, an individual must win these 5 video games in the identical yr. He has sorted three video games to this point and is the favourite of the remaining two video games. Nevertheless, Djokovic had beforehand thought-about canceling his participation within the Olympic Video games, though he by no means received an Olympic gold medal.
The Olympic Tennis Championships started on July 24, and the finals have been held on August 1.