Winner of the ATP Masters for the seventh time in his career, the Serbian Novak Djokovic is already thinking about 2024 and the the only great title missing from his record: "The Olympic Games will be one of my big priorities in 2024"warns.
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By being asked at a press conference about how to improve his impressive 2023 yearin which he has won three Grand Slams (Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open), Djokovic did not hide his ambitions.
I could improve it if I win the four Grand Slams and the Olympic title (laughs). We'll see, I still have a lot of ambition and goals to achieve," warns the Serbian.
The 36-year-old tennis player has participated in four editions of the Olympic Games: Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020/21.
His best result was the medal bronze individual in 2008, while in Rio fell eliminated in the first round against Juan Martín del Potro, who would end up hanging the money. The Argentine also defeated Djokovic in the bronze medal match at London 2012.
In the last edition, in Tokyo 2020/21it was the Spanish Pablo Carreño who deprived Djokovic of metal in the duel for third place.
"My motivation to win the biggest tournaments is intact, it is what pushes me to continue playing (...) The 2024 Olympic Games will be one of my great goals, in addition to the major tournaments," he declared about the Parisian Olympic event.
The calendar will be very packed, going from clay, the slowest surface, to grass, the fastest, to return to the slowest (clay land in the Olympics)", analyzed the Serbian. "It will be a complicated challenge.
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