'Novak Djokovic can dominate Nadal and Federer again' - Patrick Mouratoglou


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'Novak Djokovic can dominate Nadal and Federer again' - Patrick Mouratoglou

Patrick Mouratoglou believes that Novak Djokovic is ready to dominate on a consistent basis again like he did between 2014 and 2016 winning six Grand Slam titles. 'When Rafa (Nadal) and Roger (Federer) were winning everything, a new guy came along and became the top dog - that was Novak and that was because he is a champion.

Others have tried, but they don't have the same mentality. Novak is in good physical shape and can play for a few more years. He dominated when Rafa and Roger played their best tennis, so he can dominate again,' Mouratoglou wrote in a column for BBC.

Serena Williams' coach also believes that having the fire again was the key for Djokovic: 'It wasn't the real Novak on the court during the past two years It seems to have all come together for him during the past month, starting with reaching the French Open quarter-finals.

You saw the fighting spirit was back. Novak never lost his game, he just lost his feel for the competition. - maybe it was his motivation. From a coach's point of view, what makes a player the best of champions is not about the talent, it's how competitive you are in the matches - how able you are in the big points, how able you are to turn a match around when you are in trouble and being able to develop your ability as a result of your work ethic.

These things come from the mind. The champions don't think like the regular players. There is a huge difference between both.' ALSO READ: Roger Federer and wife Mirka enjoy holidays in Ibiza