'Novak Djokovic Was Just Focused On What...', Says Expert

‘Novak Djokovic was only concentrating on what…’, says expert

Stan Wawrinka says that he has always enjoyed playing Novak Djokovic in top form, adding that some of his most memorable matches have been against the Serb. Wawrinka, 37, and Djokovic, 35, have starred in some Grand Slam classics, and the Swiss is one of the few players to have had success against the Serb at the Grand Slam stage.

«Of course I remember the matches against Novak, they were always real battles, especially in Grand Slam tournaments, when I was among the best players in the world. I well remember my victory against him in 2014 at the Australian Open in the quarterfinals. .

It was the year of my first Grand Slam title. In fact, I have always liked playing against him in top form. They are good memories that, unfortunately or luckily, happened a long time ago,» Wawrinka told rts.ch, as revealed by We Love Tennis France.

In the quarterfinals of the 2014 Australian Open, Wawrinka defeated Djokovic in a great duel in which the Swiss won the fifth set with a 9-7 run. After beating Djokovic, Wawrinka won his first Grand Slam title at Melbourne Park in 2015.

In 2015, Wawrinka put in one of his best performances when he stunned Djokovic in the French Open final. The following year, Wawrinka defeated Djokovic again in a Grand Slam final, as he prevailed in the 2016 US Open final.

In total, Djokovic has a 20-6 lead against Wawrinka. Wawrinka may not have a perfect record against Djokovic, but he has managed to beat the Serb in some of his biggest matches.

Nole Djokovic has won again

In a conversation during the No Challenges Remaining podcast, Carayol expressed how impressed he was with Novak Djokovicwho put all his thoughts about the past year in the back of his mind.

«It impressed me how… if you want to debate how much it was his fault… just look at the way he put all those thoughts about last year in the back of his mind and focus on the moment, on the games,» he said. journalist.

«I don’t know, he was just concentrating on what he needed to and that helped him a lot for his performances. There was a lot more going on this year, particularly the injury in the Adelaide semi-final against [Daniil] Medvedev.

He strained his left hamstring. Even in that match, we saw Medvedev making fun of him… not quite believing that he was completely injured given how well he kept playing,» he claimed.

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