Novak Djokovic (Lapresse)
Djokovic flop in Tokyo 2020: the ‘cannibal’ of tennis without a medal
Perhaps the most sensational result of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics comes from the men’s tennis singles tournament: Novak Djokovic missed the appointment with the medal. The Serbian champion, number 1 in the ATP ranking, was very favorite in the gold rush. Instead, the dream vanished in the semi-final against Alexander Zverev (1-6, 6-3, 6-1 the comeback victory of the German) and in the final for the bronze, Nole lost against the Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta. Djoker was also in the running for bronze in the mixed doubles (along with Nina Stojanovic), but the Serbian couple withdrew, delivering third place to Australia with world number 1 women Ash Barty and John Peers.
DJOKOVIC GOODBYE GOLDEN SLAM. BUT NOW ASSAULT AT THE US OPEN IN THE FIGHT FOR THE MAJOR PRIMATE AGAINST NADAL AND FEDERER
Novak Djokovic with the defeat in the singles semifinal he had also lost the train with the legendary feat: the Golden Slam. This year, in fact, he had triumphed at theAustralian Open (contro Medvedev), to the Roland Garros (second triumph ever over red and after beating the king of Paris, Rafa Nadal, in the semifinals and Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final, recovering from 2-0 for the Greek) e Wimbledon (success in the final against Matteo Berrettini): he missed the Olympic Games andOpen Usa to complete a historic 3-in-a-row, but the goal has vanished. Never mind, Novak will go to Flushing Meadows to try to reach a no less sensational record: winning all 4 Slam tournaments in the same year. If he succeeded, he would also become the tennis player with the most successes in the Majors: currently he shares the primacy with Roger Federer And Rafa Nadal at an altitude of 20. But Manacor’s southpaw will be no less determined than Nole in the race for the US Open and the historic record …
DJOKOVIC, NO BRONZE MEDAL AT TOKUO 2020: CARRENO ENVELOPE BEATS NOVAK IN THE OLYMPIC FINAL
Novak Djokovic, number one in the ATP ranking, lost the match against the Spaniard Pablo Carreno for the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Djokovic was defeated 6-4, 6-7 (8/6), 6-3. It is the first time that the number one in the world has lost two games in a row after the defeats remedied at the ATP 2019 with Dominic Thiem And Roger Federer.