Tennis: Nadal, Djokovic, Federer… He takes a stand for the GOAT

For more than a decade, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal dominated the ATP Tour. While it is a question of appointing one to be the GOAT, the debate rages. David Ferrer then spoke on the issue. And the former Spanish player admits to having a small preference for the Serb, winner of 21 Grand Slam tournaments.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic… These three players have dominated the circuit ATP for many years. Between them, they won no less than 63 tournaments in the Grand Slam (22 for Nadal21 for Djokovic20 for Federer). The Swiss, the Spaniard and the Serbian are undoubtedly the best in the history of tennis. But when it comes to appointing one to be the GOAT, the debate rages on.

“Djokovic made me feel the most uncomfortable”

David Ferrer then delivered on the issue. Although he never beat Roger Federerthe Spaniard has a preference for Novak Djokovic. ” It depends on the characteristics of each player. I never beat Federer, but for me it was Djokovic who made me feel the most uncomfortable, because I couldn’t hurt him with my punches. And with the way I was playing, I felt like when he was feeling good, I just couldn’t beat him in a game.» he explains in an interview for El Mundo .

“I really want to prove that I am still one of the best players in the world”

For his part, Novak Djokovic has learned excellent news. The Serb will be allowed to participate in theAustralian Open next January, he who had not played on Australian territory in 2022 due to his vaccination status. “I really want to prove that I’m still one of the best players in the world, that I can win big trophies. See you in Australia“he notably confessed recently. The appointment is made. The other participants of theAustralian Open just have to behave.

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