Mats Wilander, seven-time Grand Slam champion of Eurosport, admits that the Australian Open is Novak Djokovic’s most successful Grand Slam and is not surprising to break the record-breaking Grand Slam record in Melbourne.
Djokovic’s collection has 20 Grand Slams, nine of which came to Melbourne Park. The Australian Open last week confirmed that only fully vaccinated athletes would be allowed to compete in Melbourne Park. “I think the Australian Open is clearly doing what they have to do, and the Australian government has decided that this will happen,” Wilander told Eurosport.
“It’s easy to see that some players aren’t vaccinated and aren’t vaccinated. Is that a big deal? Yes, it’s a big deal for the Australian Open, but it gives other players a chance. I don’t know what Novak Djokovic is trying to do. “
Wilander wouldn’t be surprised if Djokovic skipped Melbourne
“Is the Australian Open the most important tournament in his career? Well, it’s his most successful Grand Slam. I don’t know if it’s more important than the French Open, Wimbledon, or the US Open, but he Tournament. The most successful slam. “
“It would be the most natural place for him to break the 20 Grand Slam ties between Roger and Rafa, but at the same time, I think Novak Djokovic is thinking about his health.” He thinks about the future. There is.
He’s thinking long-term, so I wouldn’t be surprised if Novak didn’t go. “Will it hurt the tournament? Yes, it will hurt the tournament in a way, but at the same time, I’m not too worried because we have a better chance of seeing a new Grand Slam champion.”
Djokovic has been absolutely dominant in Australia for the past decade. Djokovic has won the last three editions of the tournament and if he decides to play, he will be the top favorite for winning the title for the fourth consecutive year.
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Novak Djokovic skipping the Australian Open will hurt the tournament
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