By stealing multiple records from his enduring rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic ended their reign of dominance. In 2021, the Serbian champion came very near to completing the “Calendar Grand Slam,” but his goal was dashed just before the line.
Due to the immense pressure he was under, Nole gave up to Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final. The “Djoker” did not have a good start to 2022 since he chose not to get inoculated against the coronavirus.
The 35-year-old from Belgrade suffered severe image damage in addition to being unable to defend his championship at the Australian Open. At Roland Garros, Novak did not get past the quarterfinals; however, he made up for it by winning Wimbledon on grass.
Ivanisevic, a protégé of Goran, has achieved his 21st Grand Slam, closing the distance between him and Rafael Nadal in the all-time rankings. Jimmy Arias claimed that Stan Wawrinka was the only player capable of overwhelming Djokovic from the baseline during a lengthy discussion on the Tennis Channel.
The Swiss defeated Nole in two Grand Slam finals despite losing 20 of their previous 26 meetings with him (Roland Garros 2015 and US Open 2016).
Djokovic‘s first opponent is Jimmy Arias
“Jimmy Arias stated, “I went with Stan as well because of the 3 Majors and the fact that he really kills that backhand with amazing pace. He’s also the only player I’ve ever seen who can outclass Novak Djokovic in baseline rallies when he’s on.”
backhand and forehand When Stan was playing in those finals, Djokovic was powerless to stop him.” Roger Federer‘s one-handed return was hailed by Arias as the best of the bunch. He remarked, “Dominic Thiem again, big backhand from wherever.”
“Due to Richard Gasquet’s reappearance, I almost feel as though I should rank him at one. With their serve return, the two men, Stan and Thiem, fall behind in the points. We can’t say Federer because Gasquet’s is a little bit better and he’s not as far behind in points off his backhand return.
Federer is the only returner with one hand that stays at least neutral, therefore I actually prefer his the most. It is astounding in many respects, “added Arias. Rafa is in first place with 22 grand slam victories, followed by Djokovic with 21.
Djokovic‘s quest to tie the game could come to an end this year due to his lack of vaccinations. He can no longer enter the US as a result.