Novak Djokovic won his sixth Wimbledon title last Sunday. He also joined an elite list of players including Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal with 20 Grand Slam singles titles. The current world no. 1 has confirmed he will participate in this month’s Tokyo Olympics.
Posting on Twitter, Djokovic said: “Cannot disappoint my little friend Koujiro. I booked my flight for Tokyo and will proudly be joining #TeamSerbia for the Olympics.”
Moreover, he posted another tweet continuing the thread: “I am very proud to pack for Tokyo and join our national team in the fight for the brightest medals on the Olympic arenas. For me, the game for Serbia has always been a special joy and motivation and I will do my best to make us all happy! Let’s go.”
The 34-year-old has won the year’s first three majors at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon. Subsequently, he is keeping alive a historic opportunity to become the first man to ever complete a Golden Grand Slam. However, recently there has been no other player better than him, he has only managed to bag an Olympic Bronze till now back in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.