Novak Djokovic has confirmed he will take part in the Tokyo Olympics.
Why is Djokovic not in the Olympics?
Djokovic said he considered withdrawing because of the lack of a crowd, which was a reason Australia’s Nick Kyrgios gave for pulling out the Australian Olympic team. Like another Australian, basketball’s Patty Mills, Djokovic said the spirit of his national team at Tokyo’s athlete’s village was comforting and special.
Did Novak go to the Olympics?
Djokovic, chasing a Golden Slam – winning all four majors in a calendar year and the Olympic gold medal – decided to go ahead with travelling to Tokyo for patriotic reasons. The Serbian revealed he was persuaded to compete at the Tokyo Olympics by Croatia’s former Olympian Blanka Vlasic.
Is Novak Djokovic going to Tokyo?
Novak Djokovic, top-ranked tennis player, will leave the Tokyo Olympics without any medals. two consecutive matches and withdrew from third match due to a shoulder injury.
Who has a Golden Slam?
Steffi Graf in 1988 remains the only tennis player to achieve the Golden Slam. But Djokovic can still go after the calendar-year Grand Slam by winning the U.S. Open — something no man has accomplished since Rod Laver in 1969. “He won 20 Grand Slams,” Zverev said.
Do all athletes stay at the Olympic Village?
The Olympics will operate in a bubble-esque environment. … Athletes are not required to stay within the Olympic Village, though it is strongly encouraged. The USA Gymnastics team, for example, is staying in a separate hotel. Accommodations must be certified by Tokyo 2020 organizers.
Does Djokovic stay Olympic Village?
Another medal for Djokovic would be the perfect reason for more Team Serbia celebrations in the athletes village. Although, to be perfectly clear, Djokovic doesn’t always stay overnight in the village. “I’m kind of between the hotel and village. But I’m spending every single day in (the) village,” he said.
Will Djokovic play US Open 2021?
Novak Djokovic has confirmed he will not play in the Western & Southern Open to improve his chances of being fit for the US Open. … Djokovic then withdrew from the mixed doubles with a shoulder problem, though he has said he is currently contending with more than one injury.
Who is Djokovic next opponent?
Djokovic won the match 6-4, 6-3 as he looks to win his first Olympic gold and maintain course for a potential Golden Slam this year. Djokovic’s next opponent will be 16th-seeded Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain, who defeated John Millman of Australia 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-3.