14 Years After Conquering Rafael Nadal on Clay, 38-Year-Old Swedish Veteran Delivers Crystal Clear Novak Djokovic GOAT Verdict Ahead of Wimbledon Final

Published 07/16/2023, 9:36 AM EDT

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With the Wimbledon men’s singles finals today between Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic, tennis fans have already started placing their bets on their favorites. Among the intense fan debate, one of the yesteryear tennis stars has picked his side. And that star is none other than Robin Soderling.

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The man who defeated Rafael Nadal in the 2009 French Open’s fourth round recently confessed how excited he is about the championship match. Owing to the same, he also picked his side in the GOAT debate.

Robin Soderling gives his verdict on the GOAT debate

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In recent years, the tennis world has been captivated by the ongoing debate surrounding the GOAT title. With the remarkable careers of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic, fans and experts alike have been divided over which player truly deserves the prestigious accolade.

In his recent Instagram post, Robin posed a question about who will win the men’s singles finale today between Carlos and Novak. In the same post, he also called Novak the GOAT.

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His caption read, “The @Wimbledon finals is the biggest and most prestigious match on tour. Will the future of men’s tennis @carlitosalcarazz prevail?, or will the GOAT @djokernole still show his experience and win his 24th!!! GS title? In my opinion, this is the most exciting Wimbledon final since 2019. 🍿🏆

Since he is one of those players who has played all the players of the Big 3, his perspective definitely makes sense and sounds important.

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Was the Wimbledon 2019 finale as exciting as Soderling’s claims?

In the same post on his social media, Robin also wrote that this might turn out to be one of the most exciting matches that people will witness after the Wimbledon final from the year 2019. At the time in 2019, the finale was between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. In that match also, Novak ruled over Roger and emerged victorious in a five-set match. It was certainly one of the most exciting matches ever witnessed, with the ‘Djoker’ saving match points in the final set.

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And now today’s match can also turn out to be as intriguing as that, according to Robin. He clearly stated that Carlos can win as he is the future of men’s tennis. And if Novak wins, this will be his 24 Grand Slam. Who is your pick?

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Ishmeet Kaur

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Ishmeet Kaur is a tennis writer at EssentiallySports. Although she completed her Masters in Business Administration, her passion for writing motivated her to hone her skills as a Content Writer. After sharpening her skills in writing and managing content, Ishmeet finally stepped into her dream field: sports journalism.
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