Ivanisevic: 'Roger Federer should not be written off, but...'

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Ivanisevic: 'Roger Federer should not be written off, but...'

Despite Roger Federer's last Grand Slam win going back to the Australian Open 2018, fans of the Swiss champion still believe that their idol still has a chance to increase his wall. Everyone still has in mind the historic Wimbledon 2019 final, in which the former World number 1 failed two matches on his service losing to the decisive tiebreak to Novak Djokovic.

Rafael Nadal and Djokovic himself shared the latest eight majors. In addition, the Serbian champion won the only Slam staged in 2020, the Australian Open, after reassembling a disadvantage of two sets to one at Dominic Thiem.

Ivanisevic on Roger Federer

However, Novak Djokovic’s coach Goran Ivanisevic feels that Federer will not win any more Major titles in his career. “When one day everyone finishes their career, then an account will be made.

It’s hard for me to talk here because in my opinion Novak is the best and he is the only one who can win a calendar Grand Slam. If he’s healthy, I think he’ll break that record. I think Nadal will break Federer’s record as well,” said Ivanisevic in an interview with Stipe Antonijevic on Nova TV.

“Unfortunately, I don’t think Federer will win any more Grand Slam, because he certainly won’t come back younger. But Federer should not be written off. Novak Djokovic is the greatest tennis player of all time for me, and I sincerely hope that he will do it as a result,” he concluded.

Goran has no doubt that the event in Zadar will be a real tennis spectacle and he hopes that the locals will be able to enjoy it from the stands. “The tournament will be played on clay and we were ready for hardcourt, but Novak’s team still decided for clay.

We are waiting for the final confirmation of the number of fans that will be allowed. A stadium for nine thousand people will be put up this week, and I hope that half of that capacity will be allowed for the crowd to see the best players in the world,” Goran told NovaTV, before adding.

“This is a world opportunity to show Zadar and Croatia in a beautiful light, as a ‘corona-free’ country and to attract tourists. Zadar has proved to be not only a basketball city but also a tennis city when it organised two Davis Cup matches incredibly.

I have no doubt that this organisation will go well and that all our guests and tennis players who come from abroad be extremely pleased”.