‘Not just Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Djokovic…’, says legend


Tennis has modified rather a lot from the 90s to as we speak. Not solely as regards the surfaces, made rather more homogeneous than up to now, but in addition the higher competitiveness inside the circuit. The trendy period will probably be remembered as that of the domination of the Large 3: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have actually collected the great thing about 58 Grand Slams, stopping many skills from successful what they deserved.

It was troublesome to think about that the three sacred monsters would stay on the prime even after exceeding 30 years, as an alternative they have been in a position to renew themselves and discover additional motivations in opposition to the Subsequent Gen. Fairly emblematic what occurred on the final Australian Open, during which Daniil Medvedev appeared to have the ability to conquer his first Main.

Within the last in opposition to Djokovic, who till then had not impressed, he remedied an amazing lesson that left each followers and insiders shocked. In a protracted unique interview with ‘Tennis365’, the legendary Nick Bollettieri analyzed the principle adjustments in males’s tennis in latest many years.

Nick Bollettieri displays on the present period

“A lot has modified, however one massive concern is the standard of the game. Not simply the three guys who’ve dominated the game (Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic), however additional down the draw.

The highest canines within the sport used to have two or three free rounds in the beginning of a match, however not anymore. A qualifier can beat you now as the standard goes to date down now. It’s a drawback for tennis that we’re going to lose these nice gamers on the prime of the sport quickly, however the requirements within the sport are nonetheless bettering and whereas it will likely be totally different sooner or later, it will possibly nonetheless be nice” – Nick Bollettieri stated.

Speak to us about that day. What do you keep in mind of the ultimate in opposition to Goran Ivanisevic in 1992? “I’ll all the time keep in mind that final volley from Goran Ivanisevic into the online. What a second. With Andre, you by no means knew what was going to occur subsequent and that’s what made him so thrilling to be with.

His Dad did a hell of a job, regardless that he was powerful on him. He additionally had a terrific staff working with him in his profession, however in case you are utilizing an image of Andre for this text, be sure you use one from a number of years in the past as he regarded just a little totally different after I was working with him.”


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