Novak Djokovic: 'I've met Blanka Vlasic recently and she told me...'



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Novak Djokovic: 'I've met Blanka Vlasic recently and she told me...'

Not only Grand Slam title victories in this 2021 for Novak Djokovic who has reached 20 Grand Slam titles with her two great rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. In addition to this, last March Nole overtook Roger Federer as regards the total number of weeks at the top of the ATP rankings.

Roger's record was of the highest importance but Djokovic's numbers are even more incredible and the Serbian this week, still at the top, reaches 330 weeks at the top of the ATP rankings. The ranking this week, after the tournaments in Hamburg and Bastad, has not seen any particular shocks and indeed the Top Ten has remained unchanged both in terms of number of positions and points concerning the top 10 positions in the world.

In recent years and especially in this last year, Nole's numbers and records are impressive and there are many tennis players and professionals who are repositioning the concept of GOAT with the Serbian who has practically destroyed almost all of Roger Federer's records.

and Rafael Nadal and who seems more and more ready to overtake as regards the fight in the number of Grand Slams.

Djokovic admitted that his schedule has been rough of late

Novak Djokovic, who will represent Serbia in the Tokyo Olympics 2021, is widely considered the overwhelming favorite to win the men's singles gold medal.

And Djokovic has now himself declared that taking home the top prize is his goal at this edition of the Games. "It is grueling, but I am confident because of all of the wins this season," Djokovic said. "Winning a medal is my goal, and it is not a secret I am aiming for the gold.

After Tokyo 2020, I will start to think about the US Open. I've met Blanka Vlasic recently and she told me that in the future people won’t remember the conditions or whether there were people in the stands, but who has won medals," Djokovic said.

The 34-year-old went on to claim that his final decision came down to the desire to represent his country at the biggest sporting stage of all. "Representing your country at the Olympics is a feeling like no other," Djokovic said.

"I am not overjoyed about playing with no fans present or about the various coronavirus restrictions effective in Japan, but representing your country in the Olympics is indispensable." Down on the men’s section, only one out of the ‘Big 3’ is going to be battling for gold at Tokyo.

After the withdrawals of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic is the firm favorite. His main competition will be 2016 gold medalist Andy Murray, Greek sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas and Germany’s Alexander Zverev.