A loose shot from Berritenni and Djokovic has been crowned Wimbledon champion. With this, he is tied with Federer and Nadal at 20 Grand Slams. This is a recent event that happened last Sunday (11th June 2021). Since then, the talks of Djokovic participating at the Tokyo Olympics 2021 have begun. Many big names like Nadal, Federer, Serena Williams have already announced their withdrawals and all eyes are on Djokovic. In this article, we will try to find the answer to this question.
Is Djokovic Competing at Tokyo Olympics 2021?
So this is one of the most asked questions among the fans. The official announcement of participation or withdrawal has to be made from the Djokovic camp. But it looks like with time running out, Djokovic has no plans to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics. After the Wimbledon finals, Djokovic said that he was unsure about his participation at the Tokyo Olympics.
Update (16th July 2021): Djokovic confirms his participation at Tokyo Olympics 2021.
There are many reasons for Djokovic to travel to the Tokyo Olympics. We have listed a few below.
Why should Djokovic be at the Tokyo Olympics 2021?
In the absence of Federer and Nadal, Djokovic is the clear favorite. Also, Novak Djokovic has a chance to create history. If Djokovic manages to win the Olympics and the US Open in the upcoming season, he will join Stefie Graf who is the only person to win the calendar golden slam. Even if Djokovic manages to win the Olympics, he will join the elite group of players like Graf, Williams, Aggasi and Nadal who have won the golden career slam.
No matter what Djokovic decides, the records will always put him in the list of legendary players (with or without Olympic medals). The presence of Djokovic will be something to cheer for the tennis fraternity and fans.