Novak Djokovic would end up this season with several records on his name. And while Serb equalled his idol Pete Sampras’s record, he can level rival Roger Federer’s ATP Finals record if he wins this year. However, the world number one is confident in himself in front of the O2 arena event.
This year’s ATP top players event will take place from 15th November to 22nd November in London. Serb believes the spiritual matters help him to keep his mind in good shape.
Before leaving England, Djokovic visited the Šišatovac Monastery in Fruška Góra. 17-times-Grand Slam champion also attended the morning service and had a meeting with the monks at the holy place of Serbia.
And also, Djokovic was recently mentally disturbed after the death of Archbishop Amphilochius. However, he is now recovered from everything and looking forward conclude the season with one more title on his name.
Speaking about equalling Pete Sampras’s six times year-end top record, Djokovic expressed, “As for the number of years, I equalled the record of Sampras, an idol from my childhood. From my point of view, this is absolutely amazing. Pete was a great player. I equalled him, and it is a great honour for me.”
“My Rivals Will Be The Best Tennis Players In The World”: Novak Djokovic on ATP Finals 2020
Serbian is a five-time champion at the ATP Finals and also one of the favouries this year as well. If he wins the title in this time, he can equal Federer’s record tally of 6 titles. Djokovic continued, “I hope this visit (Šišatovac Monastery) will help me prepare well for this great challenge.”
Undoubtedly, the ATP Finals will be a tough competition for who is playing on it. Djokovic is also anticipated in the same way.
Serb explained, “In London, my rivals will be the best tennis players in the world. On the way to a great result, both physical and mental issues will count. I hope that in my case everything will be in the right place.”
Along with Nole, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Andrey Rublev, and Diego Schwartzman will be the rest of the competitors at the O2 arena.