Before the Masters Series Madrid Novak Djokovic dropped the hammer on coach Marian Vajda, fitness coach Phil Gritsch and physio Miljan Amanovic, an admission the Serbian feels his career is crabbing sideways. After the ejection of Boris Becker late last year the Djokovic team resembles nothing like the one that helped the Monte Carlo resident storm to 12 Grand Slam. Continue reading Djokovic needs a coach, who could it be?
At the beginning of the year if I’d told you that even in the backdrop of Andy Murray’s rise to World Number one and Novak Djokovic domination at the Australian Open where he’s won the event 5 out of the last 6 years, that Roger Federer would not only win the Australian Open but also the first Masters Series event of the year in Indian Wells you’d have thought I’d had a kangaroo loose in the top paddock. Continue reading The Federer Resurgence
Eight years ago Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open as a 20 year old; he had arrived to the big show. The question was could he build on it and continually challenge the Grand Slam monopoly that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had created? The answer was no. In the following 3 years he made only one more Grand Slam final, at the 2010 US Open, losing in 4 sets to Rafael Nadal. Continue reading Novak Djokovic is Dominating