The number one tennis player in the world, the Serbian Novak Djokovic, confirmed that he will compete in the Tokyo Olympic Games, keeping alive your search for the Golden Slam in tennis.
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Djokovic completed the third stage on his way to winning the Golden Slam last week, when he added the Wimbledon title to the Australian Open and the Roland Garros in this year.
No man has ever won all four Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic gold in the same year. German Steffi Graf was the only player to accomplish the feat in 1988.
“I am very proud to pack my bags for Tokyo and join our national delegation in the battle for the brightest medals in the Olympic arena,” said the 34-year-old, who won the bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Games, on Twitter.
“For me, playing for Serbia has always been a joy and a special motivation, and I will do my best to make all of us happy! Let’s go.”
Some of the biggest names in tennis, such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Stan Wawrinka and Simona Halep, have already announced their decision not to participate in the Olympics, which was postponed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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