'Everything that happened to Novak Djokovic was...', says expert

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'Everything that happened to Novak Djokovic was...', says expert

Rafael Nadal won his second Australian Open last Sunday. The Spanish champion, returning from a long stop due to injury, has once again proved to be an absolute legend of the sport. The former world number 1 reassembled Daniil Medvedev in the final, undermining the certainties of his opponent just as the Russian seemed one step away from the finish line.

Thanks to this success, the 35-year-old from Manacor won his 21st Major by overtaking Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in the all-time rankings. As everyone knows, the Serbian was unable to defend his title at Melbourne Park.

The 34-year-old from Belgrade was expelled from Australia the day before the start of the Happy Slam. Despite winning the first appeal before Judge Anthony Kelly, Nole was impressed by the discretion exercised by Immigration Minister Alex Hawke.

Djokovic's choice not to get vaccinated could affect his entire season, waiting to understand the evolution of the pandemic situation. Appeared on broadcaster 'K1', Nikola Pilic commented on Rafa's triumph 'Down Under'

Nikola Pilic on Novak Djokovic

"The question is whether Rafael Nadal would have lifted that trophy if Novak Djokovic had played" - said Pilić, who joined the show from Croatia by phone. "Everything that happened to Novak is a sports tragedy, because he did so much in tennis.

It's a shame, they humiliated him and everything that happened to him for days in Melbourne was a real chase. It's like he's a criminal, and he's a nine-time Australian Open champion. I think they will have big problems in the rest of the year as well.

I would like to be wrong, but I think that the English and the Americans will do everything to prevent Novak from playing at Wimbledon and the US Open." Tennis stars Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic have certainly carried the sport forward to supreme heights.

These athletes have been in top form for close to two decades and have given the ATP Tour an unprecedented era of dominance. Recently, former American player and legendary figure John McEnroe reflected on these superstars and revealed his wish regarding these three supreme athletes.

He felt that the ‘Big 3’ should end their careers having won the same number of Slams. He stated, “I would like all three to end their careers with the same number of Grand Slams. I have already seen that Roger and Novak congratulated Nadal and that is gentlemanly.

All three are so great, I want them to be equal. At the moment, that seems unlikely. The question is, will Roger win another title? In fact, how much longer will he play.“