The world number 1 Novak Djokovic will play the Mallorca Championships 2021 in preparation for Wimbledon. The Serb gets a wild-card by tournament director Toni Nadal (we have to recall that Rafael Nadal will not play the grass-season and the Tokyo Olympic Games).
Djokovic will also attend the official inauguration of the new Center Court Stadium at the Mallorca Country Club on Friday, 18th June 2021. Djokovic will play an exhibiiton match with his coach Goran Ivanisevic and the former world no.
2, Tommy Haas. Edwin Weindorfer, CEO of e | motion group said: "We are very happy that Novak Djokovic will start his preparation for the season highlight in Wimbledon at the Mallorca Championships. After the intense weeks of the French Open in Paris with lots of exhausting matches, he will focus on practicing at the Mallorca Country Club in the next days, but also help to get the tournament into the spotlight by taking part in the doubles competition.
Having another top star in Dominic Thiem, who last September celebrated his biggest success by winning the US Open in New York, is also a GREAT honor for our tournament and our new club."
Novak Djokovic will play the Mallorca Open 2021!
Not only Novak Djokovic: also othetr ATP stars will be expected at Mallorca Championships 2021. In fatc, in the men's singles draw there will be also Austrain Dominic Thiem, Norwegian Caspar Ruud and Russian Karen Khachanov.
Novak Djokovic won 18 Grand Slams (19 in total), 31 Masters 1000 (out of 36 total) in the last 10 years and he remained at the top of the world rankings for 324 weeks, breaking most of his records. opponents. It must be considered that in this decade, on the one hand, Rafa has dealt with several injuries while Federer has found himself in the most difficult age (between 30 and 40 years).
Now we are in the final phase of this GOAT race and given both age and condition Novak Djokovic is undoubtedly considered the number one favorite to be the tennis player in history with the most titles: Nole is 34 years old and a physique still in perfect condition, so he aspires to continue writing the history of this sport also considering that the young people of NextGen still appear as too discontinuous and still in evident difficulties.