Novak Djokovic misplaced to Rafael Nadal within the French Open 2020 males’s singles remaining.© Roland Garros/Twitter
World primary Novak Djokovic stated Thursday he’s hopeful of taking part in in subsequent 12 months’s Australian Open as he bids to chase down Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer on the all-time Grand Slam winners‘ record. The 33-year-old stated he was “undecided” concerning the date of his arrival in Melbourne due to the obligatory two-week quarantine imposed as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. “We hope it is going to change for the higher, that they are going to shorten the quarantine interval,” Djokovic stated. “But when that is the case, in fact, most of us tennis gamers must go to Australia sooner.”
Topping the world rankings since February 3, the Serbian star is sort of 2,000 factors forward his foremost rival Nadal, who demolished Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 within the Roland Garros remaining earlier this month.
He wants factors from the Australian Open, the place he would be the defending champion, to interrupt Swiss nice Federer’s file for many weeks as ATP world primary.
“Possibly somebody has an issue with the truth that I’ve the largest ambitions and that I verbalise them,” Djokovic informed reporters after a follow session in his native Belgrade.
“However I used to be raised to be sincere, clear and open, that’s my character and persona. My objective is to be a historic primary, longest (on high of ATP record) and I’m working in direction of that finish.”
The 17-time Grand Slam winner, who was disqualified from the US Open after unintentionally hitting a line decide with the ball, favours changing line judges with know-how.
“I imagine that with regards to selections about strains, know-how could possibly be more practical than human issue,” stated Djokovic.
Nadal and Federer have each received 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
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