By India Today Sports Desk: Seven-time Grand Slam winner Mats Wilander has referred to as Novak Djokovic one of the best tennis participant of all time following his triumph on the 2023 French Open. Djokovic beat Norway’s Casper Ruud in straight units to win his twenty third Grand Slam title.
Speaking to Eurosport, Wilander stated Djokovic has been essentially the most constant participant in males’s tennis within the final 15 years. Djokovic now has essentially the most variety of Grand Slam titles in males’s tennis historical past, successful his twenty third Grand Slam at 2023 Roland Garros.
“More ATP 1000 titles than anybody else. The incredible thing about that is that he’s doing that as well. He’s won the most Grand Slams and he’s won the most ATP titles. So he’s been the most consistent player in the last 15 years,” stated Wilander.
The Swede stated Djokovic is one of the best of all time, insisting that the ‘GOAT’ debate entails different features due to which Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer stand alongside Djokovic. While Djokovic has 23 titles, Nadal has received 22 and Federer retired with 20 Grand Slams to his identify.
“I hate the expression ‘GOAT’ even though I see a goat here. It’s what you bring to the sport and so on, and I don’t think we can separate the ‘Big Three’ when it comes to the greatest of all time. But the best of all time? We have him in front of us and it’s Novak Djokovic,” Wilander added.
However, the Serbian tennis star refused to name himself the best tennis participant, saying he’ll go away these discussions to different individuals. Djokovic has received 10 Australian Open titles, seven Wimbledon Opens, three US Opens and three French Open titles.
“I don’t want to enter in these discussions. I’m writing my own history. I don’t want to say I am the greatest. I leave those discussions to someone else,” stated Djokovic.
With his triumph on the 2023 French Open, Djokovic has now equaled Serena Williams’ tally of 23 grand slams and is only one away from going degree with Margaret Court’s all-time report of 24.