Former world No. 1 John McEnroe has tipped Novak Djokovic to win the US Open. Djokovic, ranked at No. 1 on the earth, will seize a Calendar Grand Slam if he wins the US Open. “I anticipate that he’s going to win the match, that’s what I anticipate.
I felt earlier than Wimbledon began that he was going to win the Grand Slam. I felt like he was going to lose on the Olympics. The 2-out-of-three format, simply extreme journey, no followers, et cetera, I feel contributed. I feel the warmth is the massive factor,” McEnroe instructed ESPN Press Room.
“To me it’s going to be him in opposition to the sphere. I decide him proper now. The warmth may very well be a difficulty for any participant, any prime participant, any participant for that matter. That may very well be a deciding issue if he had been to lose to somebody, if he acquired caught in a state of affairs the place he was taking part in in actually sizzling circumstances prefer it’s going to be tomorrow, if he was taking part in in the course of the day.
In any other case I feel he’s going to do it. “Clearly could make issues extra fascinating and thrilling at this match, see if he can pull off one thing that’s not been finished since Laver in ’69. Thrilling.”
Pam Shrives believes Djokovic is greater than able to reaching the feat
“I feel Novak returns to in all probability the US Open a yr after essentially the most embarrassing state of affairs he’s had. I’m certain he’s much more decided,” Shriver famous.
“I’ll recall what occurred to Serena Williams, six years in the past when she was going for the calendar yr Grand Slam and Vinci performed Pennetta to win it. Vinci performed a magical match. “I’ll simply type of say these items are laborious to do for a motive, but when anybody can do it, clearly Novak has been the man the final, what, 5, eight years within the majors extra so even than Rafa and Roger.”