Novak Djokovic could have huge stress on his shoulders when the US Open kicks off. The final Grand Slam of the season will begin on Monday thirtieth August in Flushing Meadows and could have a distinct taste than traditional. If the Serbian star had been to triumph in New York, he would turn out to be the second participant within the Open Period (after Rod Laver) to realize the ‘Calendar Grand Slam’
The #1 on the earth gained the highest three majors of 2021, beating as many members of the Subsequent Gen within the closing (Daniil Medvedev on the Australian Open, Stefanos Tsitsipas at Roland Garros and Matteo Berrettini at Wimbledon).
A potential triumph within the Large Apple would additionally permit him to overhaul the everlasting rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, lifting himself to 21 Slam. The Swiss and the Spaniard will each be absent from the US Open: King Roger should endure surgical procedure on his proper knee once more, whereas Rafa has ended his season prematurely on account of his well-known foot harm.
In a protracted interview with the ‘Tennis365’ portal, Greg Rusedski expressed an fascinating opinion on Nole’s future.
Rusedski opens up on Novak Djokovic
“I feel Novak Djokovic will get 25 and turn out to be the all-time Slam winner on the lads’s and ladies’s excursions, with Margaret Courtroom’s document standing at 24,” Greg Rusedski mentioned in an interview to Tennis365.
“Whereas the GOAT debate will all the time go on, he could have no inquiries to reply if he will get 5 and extra forward of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It’s laborious to argue in opposition to the man who has accomplished a Calendar Slam and has 25 Grand Slams.”
Djokovic has by no means hidden his need to interrupt the Grand Slam document. “Understanding how Novak Djokovic works, he’ll need to put distance between himself and the opposite two guys and he desires to finish the controversy,” Rusedski added.
Since turning professional in 2003, Djokovic had a wide range of attire sponsors. He initially signed with Adidas, sporting their attire until 2009, once they ended his contract. Though he signed a long-term take care of Sergio Tacchini, the deal fell aside in 2012 since they couldn’t catch as much as bonus funds.
On social media, Lacoste introduced the extension with a couple of phrases. They wrote, “Teammates since 2017, Lacoste and @DjokerNole are proud to announce their partnership has been prolonged till 2025. The distinctive athlete and males’s tennis world #1 shares frequent values with the French Crocodile: audacity, dedication and class.”