Djokovic talks about the tension and pressure in Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic reflected on his Wimbledon 2024 quarterfinal victory against Rune, highlighting his solid baseline play and strong serving.

Djokovic Talks About The Tension And Pressure In Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic’s post-match press conference at Wimbledon 2024 saw him reflect on his quarterfinals victory against Holger Rune, acknowledging Rune’s subpar performance but crediting his own solid baseline play and strong serving for making him uncomfortable. Djokovic also discussed the importance of staying focused during crucial moments and saving break points to secure the win. He admitted to feeling tension and pressure on the court despite enjoying time with his family. Regarding crowd behavior, Djokovic believed fans had the right to cheer and it was part of the sport’s appeal.

He also praised a fellow player’s improvement, acknowledging the challenges of playing on Wimbledon’s slippery grass courts and sharing his personal experience of dealing with injuries. Djokovic also reflected on his career, discussing the struggles he faced in winning his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open and how key moments in his career helped him evolve as a player and person, ultimately leading him to believe he could be the best in the world. He acknowledged the difficulty of maintaining a top position and the unique challenges of winning Grand Slams and switching to Serbian questions.

Novak Djokovic in 2024

Novak Djokovic

22 - 6win/loss

37 year old
2024 Highlights

Currently ranked no.2, Djokovic played his last match on the 8th of July when he defeated world no.15 Holger Rune 6-3 6-4 6-2 in the 4th round in Wimbledon (draw).

This season the Serbian has achieved a compiled 22-6 win-loss record. Novak Djokovic’s most significant result of this year was getting to the semifinal at the Australian Open, Monte Carlo and Geneva.

Djokovic will play next in Montreal (National Bank Open). He will start the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 5th of August.

Djokovic's Record