Golden Slam On the Table for Djokovic in 2021, Says Coach Marian Vajda


By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Wednesday Might 19, 2021

Novak Djokovic, the unstoppable pressure that discovered his well beyond Rafael Nadal at Roland-Garros earlier than claiming his nineteenth main title on Sunday, remains to be within the working for the calendar Slam.

On Sunday, his longtime coach Marian Vajda says that the world-beating Serb is in adequate form to go after it.

“As a lot as Novak is wholesome, and he is wholesome proper now, he is in nice form, I believe he has capacity to win the Grand Slam for this 12 months. I am fairly positive,” Vajda mentioned.

Requested to elaborate, Vajda added that Djokovic’s aim is to win each main main occasion he performs. By no means thoughts that it’s a crowded 12 months and Wimbledon is simply two weeks away, with the Olympics not lengthy after that, wedged between the Championships and the U.S. Open.

“Clearly his aim and our aim is to win the Olympics after which win the Grand Slam,” Vajda mentioned. “That may be the completely high of this 12 months. But it surely’s nonetheless far-off from us. We now have to nonetheless deal with the following one. However total he is arrange for this 12 months. His precedence is admittedly arrange like Wimbledon, Olympics, and US Open. I believe that claims all. His schedule is in accordance that we apply and put together for these tournaments.

Djokovic, who’s now only one main title behind each Federer and Nadal, says he’ll preserve working to catch them. He by no means thought it was out of the query, he mentioned.

“I by no means thought it was a mission unimaginable to succeed in the Grand Slams of those guys,” he mentioned. “I imply, I am not there, nevertheless it’s one much less. However they’re nonetheless enjoying. Clearly they’re enjoying nice, particularly Rafa together with his degree.

“All of us have nonetheless alternatives at Wimbledon, all the opposite slams. You have got 4 slams a 12 months, so we’re all competing for this wonderful achievement and wonderful trophies. I will carry on going. I will carry on chasing. On the similar time I will carry on paving my very own path, which is my very own genuine path. All of us three of us have our personal journeys, and that is it.”


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