Fans Gather to Watch as Novak Djokovic Begins His Training For US Open 2021 in Marbella

Published 08/21/2021, 5:30 PM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis Training – Ariake Tennis Park, Tokyo, Japan – July 22, 2021 Novak Djokovic of Serbia during training. REUTERS/Mike Segar


World No.1 Novak Djokovic disappointed his fans when he withdrew from the National Bank Open and the Cincinnati Masters 2021. The Serbian legend didn’t enjoy any success at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and left home without winning any medal. As a result, he is now making himself ready for the US Open 2021.

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There is some really positive news coming for tennis fans. Novak Djokovic has begun his practice sessions ahead of the US Open 2021. He is currently in Marbella, Spain where he is training himself hard as the Grand Slam is just less than ten days away now.

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In a recent video, one can see Nole practicing the return of serve. He is one of the best returners in the sport after Rafael Nadal and is trying to improve that area. Intriguingly, many fans also came to watch him during his practice session in Marbella.

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Novak Djokovic is on the verge of creating history at the US Open 2021

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Djokovic has already won three Grand Slam titles this year. As a result, he will be playing to achieve his Calendar Slam at the US Open 2021. He will be really pleased to know that both his arch-rivals, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, are not playing at the Grand Slam this year.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 2 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 26, 2021. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his second round match against Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany REUTERS/Mike Segar

If Djoker succeeds in New York this year, he’ll become the second male player after Rod Laver to accomplish the Calendar Slam in the Open Era. Intriguingly, it will be for the first time when any player will achieve that feat in the 21st century. Apart from this, Djokovic will also surpass both Roger and Rafa in the Grand Slam tally.

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Fans have really huge expectations from Novak Djokovic and want him to deliver some exceptional performances at the Flushing Meadows. Will he be able to end the year as the World No.1 player?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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