This season no player on the ATP World Tour has solved the riddle that is Novak Djokovic. Former pro and tennis analyst Justin Gimelstob breaks down why the Serb is on a 39-match winning streak heading into Roland Garros. But even with the secrets of Djokovic’s success revealed, that doesn’t mean the Serb will be beaten any time soon.
With 24 straight victories, Serbia's Novak Djokovic is off to the hottest start of a tennis season in 25 years. How big hitters from a little country with a laid-back approach have gotten so good.
It was a simple gesture. While Rafael Nadal was celebrating his U.S. Open victory, the man he defeated, Novak Djokovic, walked over to Nadal's side of the court to offer his congratulations.
Serbian number one racket is not only a top athlete. He is widely known as the charming guy who likes to talk and entertain. When he’s not on court, he surfs internet, watches movies and follows football. He’s a Monaco and Red Star fan, and his favorite player of Serbian national team is Nemanja Vidic.
Novak Djokovic dominated the recent Serbia Open, a first ATP-tier tennis event to be held in his homeland. The Serbian number one won his 13th career title in Belgrade, while tennis fans in Serbia had the privilege to see the player’s entire camp, in which one of the most important roles is occupied by Djokovic’s manager, Alon Kaksuri.