Serena Williams’ longtime tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou has opened up on the Huge 3 rivalry and the way Novak Djokovic might maintain a “clear edge” over Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in future battles.
In an interview with BBC Sport, the Frenchman who runs a tennis academy which has produced the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Coco Gauff mentioned although the Huge 3 had bossed the Grand Slams for an enormous a part of their careers, successful loads amongst themselves, it’s the Serbian who has stolen a march over the opposite two within the latest previous.
Novak Djokovic is extraordinarily match and watches his eating regimen: Patrick Mouratoglou
Mouratoglou mentioned Djokovic has been successful extra Grand Slam titles on a mean than both of the Huge 2 over the previous few years and it has loads to do with how he has held his form and starvation for high-stakes tournaments.
“We’re very fortunate as a result of we, simply in entrance of our eyes we’ve got the three finest gamers of all time who’re competing in opposition to one another now for a few years and successful the immense majority of the Grand Slams,” Mouratoglou, nicknamed ‘The Coach,’ mentioned in a glowing tribute to the Huge 3.
Mouratoglou mentioned Djokovic has put in strenuous hours at coaching and has watched his eating regimen to remain at peak ranges of health and motivation, thereby serving to him attain his desired targets on courtroom.
“It appears to be like like within the final (few) years, Djokovic has taken an edge over the 2 others. He’s the youngest of the three. He’s extraordinarily match. He has been extraordinarily cautious with all the things — from his eating regimen to his health. I really feel he’s the freshest of the three and is successful extra Grand Slams (on an) common yearly than the 2 others,” ‘The Coach’ mentioned.
He added that the Serbian seems to be the favourite now to outstrip the Huge 2 within the Grand Slam race and set his personal unbelievable mark.
LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 12: Roger Federer of Switzerland shakes palms with Rafael Nadal of Spain after defeating him within the Males’s Singles Semi Remaining at The Wimbledon Garden Tennis Championship on the All England Garden and Tennis Membership at Wimbledon on July 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photograph by Simon Bruty/Anychance/Getty Pictures)
Mouratoglou says Djokovic, on present kind, is unstoppable and there’s none who seems robust sufficient to beat him. “The race between the Huge 3 is happening his aspect and we guess who can cease him for the time being,” Mouratoglou added.
With all three Grand Slams in his kitty, the Serbian is in sight of changing into the primary participant since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win a ‘Golden Slam’.