Nadal, Federer breathed sigh of reduction after Djokovic misplaced US Open last

Famend tennis coach Toni Nadal believes Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer breathed an indication of reduction after Novak Djokovic did not win the US Open. Djokovic, ranked at No. 1 on the earth, was chasing a document twenty first Grand Slam and a Calendar Grand Slam.

Sadly for the Serb, he suffered a straight-set defeat to Daniil Medvedev within the US Open last. Djokovic received this yr’s Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon to tie Nadal and Federer on the all-time Grand Slam document listing.

Djokovic then put himself in an incredible place to win a Calendar Grand Slam however fell simply brief. “I feel that each Roger and Rafael can have breathed a sigh of reduction (and I suppose Rod Laver will too) and that they need to now really feel a little bit stronger to proceed with the race subsequent yr,” Uncle Nadal wrote to El Pais, as revealed on Spoetskeeda.

Djokovic admitted he did not play his greatest tennis

Djokovic fall underneath strain and did not ship his greatest sport in opposition to Medvedev. “I imply, he was hitting his spots very effectively. He got here out very decided on the court docket.

You possibly can really feel that he was simply at highest of his skills in each shot. He had lots of readability what he must do tactically. He has executed it completely,” Djokovic stated. “The opposite hand, I used to be slightly below par with my sport.

My legs weren’t there. I used to be making an attempt. I did my greatest. Yeah, I made lots of unforced errors. I did not have — no serve actually. “In case you’re taking part in somebody like Medvedev who hits his spots so effectively, simply aces, will get lots of free factors on his first serve, you are continually feeling strain in your service video games.

“I used to be beneath par with every thing, to be trustworthy. So simply one in all as of late the place sadly, yeah, wasn’t meant to be.”

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