Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic of Serbia, world number one player, has made a big statement about participating in Tokyo Olympics 2020. Djokovic, who won his 20th career Grand Slam title after defeating Italy’s Matteo Berrettini in the final of Wimbledon 2021 yesterday, said after the match that he had not yet taken any decision on participating in the Olympics. He said that the organizers have banned the entry of fans during the match in the Olympics, as well as the number of staff of the players has also been cut. Keeping all this in mind, there is a 50-50 chance of me taking part in these games at the moment.
Djokovic said, “I am extremely disappointed that the Tokyo Olympics will be played without spectators. I have also got information that during these games players will have to follow many strict rules.” At the same time, he said, “Following these rules, you will not be able to watch live matches against other athletes. Also, the number of people I can take on my team is also very limited.”
Djokovic, who won his third consecutive title at Wimbledon, told reporters, “I have to think about participating in the Olympics. Being a part of the Olympics was always in my plan. But the rules have changed in the last few days. Since then I am not completely sure about participating in it.”
Record can be made to win Golden Slam
Djokovic defeated Italy’s Berrettini 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the final of Wimbledon 2021 played yesterday. This is his third Grand Slam title of this year. Djokovic has also won the Australian Open and French Open titles before this. Now if Djokovic participates in the Olympics and wins the gold medal, as well as wins the title of the last Grand Slam of this year, the US Open, then the unique record of winning the Golden Slam You can name yourself. Till date no male player has achieved this feat.
Many veteran players including Nadal and Serena have withdrawn their names
Let us tell you that due to the Corona epidemic, the Tokyo Olympics are going to start late by a year. Several tennis stalwarts including Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Serena Williams, Nick Kyrgios and Simona Halep have already pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics.
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