Djokovic: “Having secured the No. 1 takes pressure off me, but I’m still going for the title”

Djokovic: "Having secured the No. 1 takes pressure off me, but I'm still going for the title"

It is the great favorite. In a special year due to the pandemic, with five months of official inactivity, it resumed action and the classifieds for the London 2020 ATP Finals. The best in the world, Novak Djokovic, arrives with the status of the main candidate at the O2 Arena and said, before the press, that he feels less pressure for having already secured the No. 1 in the world by the end of the year.

This tournament can be followed live on ESPN and ESPNPlay screens and the top Serbian with the best record, having won the final ATP Masters five times. It will even try to be crowned champion again and thus equal the record of six cups held by the Swiss Roger Federer, absent due to injury.

“Coming back to London is always nice, I missed coming this year as Wimbledon had not been played. The O2 Arena was a very successful venue for the tournament for 11 years and it would be very difficult for me to choose a moment among all because I had great battles with Roger , Rafa and other great players, “said the Serbian.

“The circumstances are different this year, it will be strange to play without an audience but somehow we are used to it from previous tournaments,” added the 2020 Australian Open champion, his main title of the year.

“Having secured the No. 1 takes some pressure off me, but it does not change my goal, which is none other than to win the title. I come to win all the games, I want another trophy and the truth is that I have a lot of faith for how well that I was in this tournament in recent years, “he remarked.

The Serbian was also consulted by the rivals of the Group Tokyo 1970. “I would say that both Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev are the ones who arrive in better shape. They won many games in the previous weeks and they are confident. Their height and height They have a great serve, they help them a lot, but they also have solid setbacks and a great forehand. Their styles are similar, they are very complete and I will need the best of myself to be able to beat them, “said the Belgado.

On Monday, in the debut, he will play against Diego Schwartzman, “He is one of the fastest players on the circuit, very solid in all his strokes and a great competitor. We have never played in these conditions, he never played this tournament, but that it can go well to face it without pressure, it does not have the obligation to win parties “, affirmed.

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