Although ATP Tour and WTA Tour are still unable to return soon, Novak Djokovic has proved very excited to break the record of Grand Slam ownership.
Novak Djokovic wants to break the record
In an interview in “In Depth with Graham Bensinger”, “The King of ATP” believes that he will win the most Grand Slam titles and will also become the world’s No. 1 holder the longest when he decides. retired. Currently, Novak Djokovic has 17 Grand Slam titles, while Nadal and Federer’s Grand Slam titles are 19 and 20 titles, respectively.
Meanwhile, Federer owns the record to hold the world’s No.1 is longest, with 310 weeks. Pete Sampras and Novak Djokovic ranked second and third respectively, with 286 weeks and 282 weeks. If the 2020 season is not postponed, and ATP does not “freeze” the rankings from 23-3 until 2-8, now Novak Djokovic has surpassed Sampras and pulled very close to the distance with Federer.
However, with the world’s No.1 reigning Serbian tennis player, he achieved his goals sooner or later: “I am always confident in myself. I believe I can win the most Grand Slam titles and break the world record for the longest time I have owned the No. 1 spot. Those are definitely very clear goals for myself. ”
The 2020 season is postponed is not just a “loss” for Novak Djokovic, who was interrupted by an extremely impressive achievement, with three ATP Cup winners, ATP Dubai Championships with the Australian Open, and a 21-match series. won (originating from the Davis Cup Finals at the end of last season), it is also a loss for both Nadal and Federer – who will turn 39 this August, due to his time with professional tennis. their capital is not too much.
Djokovic has the intent to give up
However, Novak Djokovic‘s envisioning that he will still play football until he is 40 years old (he is “only” 32 years old) although not long ago, his wife Jelena, Novak Djokovic, recounted that he thought to retire. “I don’t believe in limits,” Novak Djokovic said. I think the limits are just an illusion of your own self or mind. ”
Talking about Novak Djokovic’s thought of putting down the racket, Jelena said it was after he lost heavily to Benoit Paire at the Miami Open 2018: “He told me that he was considering retiring and that was the truth. He lost the battle in Miami. A terrible defeat. And then, he simply, you know, gathered us and declared, “Everyone knows, I’m done.”
“At that time, I was like: “What?” and he was like “Yeah.” He continued: “Edoardo, you can talk to my sponsors. I want to speak clearly with them. I don’t know if I will stop playing in 6 months, 1 year or forever ” Jelena said.
However, Everything will become a part of history. We all know, Novak Djokovic did not hang the racket, in July of that year, he won the fourth Wimbledon title, and revived from the ashes. Since then, Novak Djokovic has won the US Open 2018, won the Australian Open 2019, won Wimbledon 2019, and earlier this year, he won the Australian Open 2020. If he continues to play until he is 40 years old with this style, Novak Djokovic‘ll continue to progress how far