“Remarkable that Novak Djokovic leapfrogged Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal,” Jim Courier admires Novak’s 7th year-end no. 1 finish » FirstSportz

Jim Courier isn’t any stranger to any tennis fan. The 51-year-old Australian who conducts the funniest on-court post-match interviews on the Australian Open is himself a 4-time grand slam champion. He gained two slams at Roland Garros, and two extra in his residence nation. On the age of twenty-two years and 11 months, he was the youngest man to achieve the finals of all 4 grand slams.

Jim Courier, who ascended the highest of the ATP Rankings in 1992, isn’t any stranger to the trials and tribulations of a tennis participant, and the hassle it takes to achieve the no. 1 position.

Together with his personal experiences in view, he spoke of Novak on Tennis Channel, saying, “It’s so outstanding that Novak has been capable of monitor these guys[Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal] down and now leapfrog them in numerous very important classes, seven instances year-end No. 1 and operating away with the weeks at No. 1 as nicely”.

Jim Courier
Jim Courier

Courier believes that point spent on the no. 1 rank speaks extra concerning the consistency of a participant, quite than the variety of slams. “I’ve been targeted as I’ve watched this race develop between these three unimaginable champions nonetheless at it, the weeks at No. 1. I believe that that’s an undervalued asset so far as achievement goes.

There’s an excessive amount of weight placed on the variety of majors, however weeks at No. 1 actually speaks to the physique of labor, particularly once you consider what these three champions, Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic, are all doing it largely on the similar time” he added.

Jim Courier thinks Novak Djokovic ought to strategize

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Novak Djokovic

Courier, who has beforehand mentioned that he believes Djokovic can play till he’s 40 and may choose up as much as 25-26 slams, mentioned that strategizing is the important thing to longevity.

“I believe he’ll choose his spots to get 4-, 5-, 6-week breaks as we’ve seen….That’s what prolonged Federer’s profession so superbly, too. Federer picked his spots and performed sparingly from a younger age. I hope we’ll be as fortunate to have Novak and Rafa play till they’re 40 as we’ve got with Roger, and hopefully past. However taking part in a lighter schedule will go a great distance towards preserving him contemporary and possibly wholesome as nicely” Courier mentioned.

Additionally learn: “Absolutely Ridiculous”: Watch this insane rally between Djokovic and Medvedev at the Paris Master Final

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