‘He wants to come back for revenge’

It is not yet known whether 24-time Slam champion Novak Djokovic will play. Wimbledon, after a meniscus operation caused by the injury at Roland Garros against Francisco Cerundolo. In the schedule of the Serbian tennis player the Olympic Games in Paris are certainly among the absolute priority events, but his desire to play the championships to match Roger Federer’s record is the same size.

If he really intended to play in London, will Nole be able to regain his best fitness before the start of the tournament? The Serbian champion, who has already arrived in London to carry out various training sessions and test his body after an operation to overcome the meniscus injury, has not yet confirmed his participation in the London fortnight. From London, Djokovic explained that he will make a final decision before the main draw.

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic © Getty Images Sport-Julian Finney

The former tennis player Greg Rusedski spoke about this issue in a recent post, as it is completely unlikely that Djokovic will be one of the main players on the grass courts of the All England Club.

“I would be very surprised if Nole plays at Wimbledon. It’s nice to see him in training, but I think it’s more about seeing where he is and doing a good preparation until he’s 100%.” He wrote.

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic has already played two friendly sets against the Argentinian Federico Coria and the American Frances Tiafoe. In both matches, the Serbian managed to triumph in the tiebreak with a score of 7-5. In these days, the seven-time Wimbledon winner will continue to train and then communicate the decision to the media and fans.

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic© Wimbledon X account

But Rusedski then continued talking about Djokovicon an episode of Tennis Channel’s Inside-In podcast, saying Nole will bounce back strongly from the injury-related stoppage at Roland Garros.

“Djokovic wants to play for a long time: he is the greatest athlete I have ever seen. To forget or no longer consider the Serbian player would be a mistake. I think he’ll come back for revenge instead. Nole has the desire to play for a very long time. I’ve had some conversations with Djokovic’s agent Djokovic and he wants to play for a long time. He has a minor meniscus injury. I think he’s the most disciplined athlete I’ve ever seen and probably the greatest athlete I’ve ever seen in my life. This year hasn’t been great for him, but let’s not forget that last year he won three of the four Slams and reached the Wimbledon final. He probably should have won the match there, but it didn’t go the way he wanted. And everyone forgets about him because he hasn’t played well in five months and now he has an injury.” he told.