‘Novak Djokovic has been pretty outspoken against it but…’, says former ace

Does Novak Djokovic again play at least one more tournament in 2021? What are your plans for the end of the season? These are the questions that are present these days among tennis enthusiasts, questions that do not find a certain, official response, by the Serbian itself. The last and strong rumors point out that the number one in the world should return in the coming weeks and not from 2022, according to journalist Sasa Ozmo. A native of Belgrade, “Nole” will play new competitions until the end of the year, but has not yet decided the exact calendar of its commitments. Everything points, of course, that the intentions of the athlete, currently enrolled in the Paris-Bercy Master 1000, will be profiled and clarified in the coming weeks. And finally, he is deciding to make the great contribution of him to the nation of him for the Davis Cup. The winner of 20 titles of Grand Slam throughout his career (9 Open from Australia, 2 Roland Garros, 6 Wimbledon and 3 US Open) has already triumphed five times at the ATP finals, but the last dating back to 2015.

Roddick opens up on Djokovic

Andy Roddick recently spoke at length about what could unfold if Novak Djokovic decides to sit out the 2022 Australian Open due to the vaccination mandate in Victoria. “There are some people who are like – “I have like these beliefs but I could put those to the side if it means I could play in a tennis tournament,” said Roddick while speaking on Tennis Channel. According to the former World No. 1, Djokovic could face the prospect of entering next year’s Wimbledon stuck on 20 Majors, given that a fully fit Rafael Nadal will lie in wait for him at Roland Garros. “Also if we project forwards, obviously Novak has been pretty outspoken against it but just from a tennis perspective what does this do? Does he decide not to play Australia, then all of a sudden he’s looking at the French Open,” added Roddick. “Will we have Rafa healthy there? Is he still on 20 as we’re going into Wimbledon next year? Nobody would have thought that before the US Open final, so there are certainly some things in play.” World No.2 Daniil Medvedev recently lost to Grigor Dimitrov in the pre-quarters of the Indian Wells 2021. Even though he was dominating the match in the first set, Dimitrov made a phenomenal comeback and defeated the Russian in three sets. Interestingly, Medvedev’s loss is Novak Djokovic’s gain as he stands to benefit from the Russian’s exit.