Novak Djokovic goes to the Tokyo Olympics, holding alive his probability for a “golden slam.”
Djokovic, 34, posted on Twitter he had booked his flight and was proud to signify Serbia on the Olympics.
After he gained Wimbledon on Sunday for his record-tying twentieth profession grand slam title, Djokovic mentioned he did not know if he was going to play in Tokyo.
If the top-ranked Djokovic wins gold in males’s singles and on the US Open, he could be the primary males’s tennis participant to finish a “golden slam” – all 4 grand slam tournaments and the Olympics in the identical calendar 12 months.
Steffi Graf is the one girl to have accomplished it, in 1988.
Whereas Djokovic is headed for Tokyo, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Nick Kyrgios are among the many high males’s gamers who will not be competing within the Olympics.