June 23, 2024

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“I would be very happy to shake your hand if you could win all four championships.”

“I would be very happy to shake your hand if you could win all four championships.”

If the results go as expected and there are no big surprises in a few days Novak Djokovic could become the first tennis player since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all four Grand Slam titles in the same season and reach 21 titles in this category.

In 2021, Federer’s injuries and a regular season for Nadal increased the Serbian’s chances of achieving what the other two members of the “Big Three” did not achieve much more.

in a conversation about Rod Laver With News agencyThe Australian spoke of the great achievement that the world number one can currently achieve: “I would be very happy to shake hands with him if he could win all four championships. I would be happy if he was a part, either in a ‘club’ or not, I don’t know.” If successful, he would join a select and exclusive group of only five players to date: Don Badge (1938), Maureen Connolly (1953), Rod Laver (1962 and 1969), Margaret Court (1970) and the last one, Steffi Graf (1988).

“He knows all the players, so there should be no problem with them [eso] …I think pressure is the only thing Djokovic can have a problem with. You may not feel comfortable. There are many things that can go wrong.”The former tennis player commented on the difficulties that the Serbian might face in facing this year’s great achievement.

Novak Djokovic will make his first match on Tuesday at Arthur Ashe Stadium against young qualifier Holger Ron.

His greatest threats are known.”Next generation“Which gets stronger on the ring every time, but The impressive performance that a world number one can give on the court should help him more than necessaryHe doesn’t have a great serve or a great forehand or backhand, but they are all good. That’s one of the things you can trust. If you’re not doing as well as you should be, you have one more thing,” Laver said of the Serbian match.

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The former tennis player was invited by American Tennis Association To be able to be in the state of dedicating Nole in US Open And we can celebrate with him a brand that we rarely see.