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Balkans |  Djokovic praises Wimbledon champion Alcaraz

Serbian Novak Djokovic, who lost to Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz in the men’s singles final at Wimbledon, the third major tennis tournament this season, said his opponent had proven to be the best in the world.

After Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, 20-year-old world number one Alcaraz, who became the first male tennis player to win the Wimbledon Cup since 2002, beat rival Djokovic in the final. As well as sports fans with his outstanding performance in the final match, he was highly praised.

Speaking to the British press, the 36-year-old Djokovic laughed at the assessment that a new rivalry could start between him and Alcaraz and said: “It would be in my best interest to start such a rivalry. The name of Alcaraz will be heard by the tennis world for many years. I don’t know how many “The time I can stay at this level. We’ve played three matches against each other before, and they were all close together. I hope we meet at the US Open as well.” Use phrases.

Emphasizing that his opponent has proven himself on grass courts after dirt, Djokovic said, “I didn’t expect him to get used to grass courts so quickly and be so successful. He has now proven that he is the best in the world without a doubt. He plays great matches on all types of courts and deserves his place.” today “. He rated it.

And Djokovic noted that he, who marked the last 20 years of tennis history, as well as the best features of Nadal and Federer, gathered in Alcaraz:

“I think the most I’ve heard in the last 12 months is that Alcaraz has combined some of the traits of Roger, Raffaei and me into his own game. I agree with that. I think Alcaraz is a combination of the best of the three of us. For a 20-year-old, his ability is His mental stamina and maturity are impressive.Over the years I’ve only seen fighting spirit and defense dressed like Rafa’s Spanish bull.Cutting the ‘backhand’ is very similar to my job.The ability to defend while hitting the ball with a backhand with both hands is something I’ve developed over “The years. But he already has it. His technique is close to Roger’s. To be honest, I’ve never played with someone like him. Roger and Rafa have some strengths and weaknesses. Carlos is a complete player. The ability to adapt to any situation is the key to stability and success on any kind of court.”


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