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Tokyo 2020: World No 1 Novak Djokovic Affirms He Will Contend At Olympics

  • Jul 16, 2021
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World number one Novak Djokovic has affirmed that he will contend at the Tokyo Olympics. While Djokovic is set out toward Tokyo, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Nick Kyrgios are among the top men's players who will not be contending in the Olympics.

Djokovic finished the third leg towards accomplishing the Golden Slam last end of the week when he added the Wimbledon title to his Australian Open and Roland Garros wins in 2021.

No man has at any point won the four pummels and an Olympic gold around the same time, with Germany's Steffi Graf the solitary player to achieve the accomplishment in 1988.

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Djokovic, 34, posted on Twitter that he had booked his flight and was pleased to address Serbia at the Olympics. After he won Wimbledon on Sunday for his record-tying twentieth vocation Grand Slam title, Djokovic said he couldn't say whether he planned to play in Tokyo.



"I'm extremely pleased to pack for Tokyo and join our public group in the battle for the most brilliant decorations on the Olympic fields," Djokovic, who won a bronze award at the 2008 Beijing Games, tweeted.

"As far as I might be concerned, the game for Serbia has consistently been unique happiness and inspiration and I will put forth a valiant effort to satisfy us all! We should go."

In the wake of succeeding at Wimbledon, Djokovic said he was "50-50" about contending at the July 23-Aug. 8 Games following the coordinators' choice to forbid fans from joining in and the limitations on the number of individuals he can take to the Games.

Yet, the 34-year-old said on Thursday he had booked his trip for Tokyo

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