Novak Djokovic he took his revenge after the events of last year by winning his tenth Australian Open. The Serbian star player, who suffered a left hamstring injury on the eve of the tournament, managed to raise his level from the round of 16.
Suffice it to say that the 35-year-old from Belgrade dropped just one set in the entire tournament, demolishing the poor Minaur, Rublev, Paul and Tsitsipas. In addition to having hooked his eternal rival Rafael Nadal in 22 Grand Slams, the ‘Djoker’ returned to the top of the world ranking by unseating Carlos Alcaraz from the throne after 20 weeks of reign.
Nole reiterated that he is still the strongest and many believe that he can once again aspire to the ‘Calendar Grand Slam’. Goran Ivanisevic’s pupil will play the ATP 500 in Dubai at the end of February, while his presence in Indian Wells and Miami is highly unlikely (due to his vaccination status).
In the latest edition of the ‘Advantage Connors’ podcast, Brett Connors -son of the legendary Jimmy- resumed Djokovic’s defense.
Brett Connors opens up about Djokovic
The Connorses, father and son, were visibly in fine form on their latest podcast, Advantage Connors.
Because after Jimmy’s very virulent and high-profile statement about the hypocrites around the Novak Djokovic case, just one year after he was expelled from Australia and judged by the entire world or almost, it’s up to the son, Brett, to drop the sulphate.
«All the people who used to tell you what a despicable man he was, what the fuck he was, now they’re like, ‘uh no, that wasn’t me.’ antivax, editor’s note), for all that was bullshit reasoning.
His reasoning was very polite and thoughtful. «My body is healthy, I am an athlete, I live from my body.» But they treated him like he was a buffoon. «Novak Djokovic will be the benchmark for all the other players on tour for the rest of the 2023 season, he believes the former World No.
4 and noted tennis coach and commentator Brad Gilbert. «I think it’s definitely going to be Djoker against everyone else this year,» Brad Gilbert said on the Holding Court with Patrick McEnroe podcast. «If I had to establish an over-under, I’d say two and a half Slams for him. He’s improving at 35.»