Former world No. 3 Pam Shriver believes there are no weaknesses in Novak Djokovic's game and that's why he has been able to dominate for so long. Djokovic, 34, captured three Grand Slam titles this year and he is ranked at No.
1 in the world. As it stands now, Djokovic could be a dominant force for a few years more on the Tour. "What makes Novak dominate anywhere? He's just as consistent, he plays defense, he's offensive, his serve has shot up from where we saw it 10-12 years ago, there are no weaknesses in his game," Pam Shriver said while speaking on Tennis Channel, as quoted on Sportskeeda.
Shriver reflects on Djokovic's US Open final loss
The only time when Djokovic visibly crushed down under the pressure was in this year's US Open final. Djokovic was on the verge of making tennis history and he couldn't overcome the enormous pressure under which he was.
Djokovic, who was aiming to win a record 21st Grand Slam and become the first player since 1969 to win all four Grand Slams in the same, suffered a straight-set defeat to Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final. "I mean maybe you could say that there is a weakness, that his last match when he's gone for the Grand Slam, that's it," Shriver added.
In a recent interview, Djokovic's ex-coach Boris Becker suggested the US Open final loss became a "major emotional problem" for the Serb. "Novak is still digesting the tremendous opportunity he could not take advantage of in the last US Open," said the German.
"It became a major emotional problem for him, things did not go as expected." Becker was also happy to see the US Open crowd stand behind Djokovic during the final. "The incredible ovation he received during the final was very good for him," Becker said, per Sportskeeda.
"That ovation should make it very clear that Novak is on the way to being loved in the final stretch of his career."