Murray makes prediction for Djokovic at the Australian Open: “It’s not easy…”

Murray makes prediction for Djokovic at the Australian Open: “It’s not easy…”

Andy Murray, five-time Australian Open runner-up, predicts first Grand Slam of 2024 involving Novak Djokovic

O Australian Open is approaching and the top tennis players on the planet are gathering in Melbourne for the first major competition of 2024. Andy Murraywho has been runner-up in the Grand Slam five times, four of them to Novak Djokovicbelieves that the Serbian arrives once again as the big favorite.

In the Brit’s view, a new generation of tennis players is growing, as Carlos Alcaraz, Jannik Sinner It is Holger Rune, but he believes they are not prepared to overcome the number 1 in the world. Murray had a reservation for the young Spaniard mentioned, as he has won two Grand Slams, including Wimbledon, in 2023, against Novak Djokovic.

“I know that when the Australian Open comes, it won’t be easy for these guys to beat Novak in an important match. Some are trying to win a major for the first time. It’s not easy when you’re trying to win your first one and you’re playing against a guy who’s won 24 Slams and ten times here,” the British tennis player told ‘The Age’.

Jannik Sinner, an Italian who is part of this new generation of tennis players, arrives at the season with high confidence. After an enviable final stretch, with the ATP Finals and title of Davis Cupthe athlete believes he can make 2024 even better, just like his opponents.

Jannik Sinner in action in Australia (Credit: Getty Images)

“It’s hard to say what we will achieve, but I’m very excited. I had a good pre-season and physically I feel very good. Then we’ll see what we can do this year. We all play different tennis. We are talented and we want to show who is the best at this moment. I’m very happy to be among these players, trying to prove what I’m capable of.”concluded the Italian.

Source: sportbuzz

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