Djokovic: “I don’t want to leave tennis if I’m still at the top and playing at such a high level”


The Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic stressed his desire to continue playing as long as he remains “at the top” and playing “at such a high level” that has led him to win his twenty-fourth ‘Grand Slam’ this Sunday in New York against the Russian Daniil Medvedev .

“Knowing that I continue at such a high level and that I win the most important tournaments in this sport, I don’t want to leave it, if I continue at the top and how I play,” declared the world number 1 at the awards ceremony of the fourth big’ of the year.

Thanks to the fact that you are respecting his injuries and he continues to be so competitive, he is clear that he is going to “continue”, plus he has the support to do so. “I still feel that I have the support of my environment, my team, my family,” commented the one from Belgrade.

At 36 years old, his calendar has changed and now his “priority” is the ‘Grand Slams’, his “highest goal” of the entire season. “I don’t play that much in other tournaments, so I try to prioritize my preparation to reach the ‘big ones’ in the best possible way,” Djokovic acknowledged.

Although he sometimes wonders if he needs to continue “still at this point” after everything he has achieved in his career and “how long” he wants to continue. “I have these questions in my head, of course,” she admitted.

After winning the tournament that ties him with Margaret Court as the most successful in history, he reflected that he never thought he would achieve it, although in these last two years he saw “the opportunity” to achieve it. “Entering the history of this sport is something truly extraordinary and special,” he concluded.