Novak Djokovic He triumphed for the tenth time at the Australian Open, respecting the predictions of the day before and proving to be still the strongest. In addition to having hooked Rafael Nadal at the top of the Grand Slam rankings of all time, Nole returned to the top of the world ranking by unseating Carlos Alcaraz from the throne.
The Serbian champion confirmed that he has a special feeling with the Happy Slam, where he has not lost since 2018. The 35-year-old from Belgrade only dropped one set during the tournament and the only unknowns were related to his physical condition.
Novak played the AOs with a left hamstring injury, which he sustained during the Adelaide ATP semi-final against Daniil Medvedev. Goran Ivanisevic’s protégé was not very brilliant in the first week of the Australian Open, but his level has risen dramatically from the second round onwards.
On the sidelines of the tournament, AO director Craig Tiley revealed that the Serb had been playing with a three-centimeter tear in his left thigh.
Broady on Nole Djokovic’s injury
Challenged like many by the debate surrounding Novak Djokovic’s real injury after his tenth Australian Open title win, Liam Broady, current world number 178 player, used his Twitter account to ask for the opinion of his subscribers and also give your feelings in this history
And if you do not question the injury and the Serb’s claims at all, the Briton was surprised by the departure of Craig Tiley, director of the Australian Open, who himself revealed to the press the information that Djokovic suffered a 3-centimeter tear in thigh. hamstrings
«My sister played with a torn hamstring for a long time, and I’m not saying Novak’s hamstrings weren’t torn. But it’s still weird that Craig Tiley leaked Novak’s private medical information before Novak did. If he pulls a muscle tear like Craig Tiley said after dominating the Australian Open, that’s awesome.» A video shared by the ATP (Association of Professional Tennis Players) showed No.
1 with a child, deep in conversation. «Always believe in your dreams, I think that’s very important,» the 35-year-old said. «Whatever you imagine and you’re at that age where your imagination is very strong, so don’t let anyone tell you that your imagination isn’t good, it’s good.
When I was eight years old, I was in my room, in Belgrade, Serbia, where I’m from, and I was making the makeshift Wimbledon trophy out of the materials I had in the room. I was playing like a little toy and having a game with myself and looking in the mirror, holding this trophy and saying I’m going to be a Wimbledon champion one day.»