Novak Djokovic will enter Wimbledon 2021 as the top seed and defending champion. The Serbian is coming on the back of a successful campaign at French Open 2021, where he lifted his 19th Grandslam title. He also defeated the favorite and 13 time champion in Paris, Rafael Nadal in four sets in a thrilling semifinal battle.
Novak Djokovic enters Wimbledon 2021 as the clear favorite, after Rafael Nadal announced his withdrawal from the tournament. The Serbian lifted his first Wimbledon title in 2011, and went on to win four more titles in the last decade.
Novak Djokovic is in the first half of the draw at Wimbledon 2021. The Serbian faces the British wildcard, Jack Draper in the first round clash. Draper announced himself on the big stage at Queen’s Club, where he defeated Jannik Sinner in the first round itself. The top seed is expected to face the South African, Kevin Anderson in the second round, which will be a replay of the 2018 Wimbledon final.
Novak Djokovic handed a favorable draw
Novak Djokovic has been handed a favorable draw at Wimbledon 2021, and is the favorite to claim his 20th major title. In the third round, he is expected to face either of Alejandro Davidovich Fokina or Andreas Seppi. The Serbian should safely progress into the fourth round, where he faces either of Gael Monfils or Cristian Garin.
Novak Djokovic potential path to his 6th Wimbledon title:
- 1st Round: Jack Draper
- 2nd Round: Kevin Anderson
- 3rd Round: Alejandro Davidovich Fokina/ Andreas Seppi
- 4th Round: Gael Monfils/ Cristian Garin
- Quarterfinals: Andrey Rublev/ Diego Schwartzman
- Semifinals: Stefanos Tsitsipas/ Roberto Bautista Agut
- Final: Alexander Zverev/ Roger Federer/ Matteo Berrettini/ Daniil Medvedev
In the quarterfinals, he will be up against either of Andrey Rublev or Diego Schwartzman. His biggest test will come in the semifinals, where he faces Stefanos Tsitsipas. The duo clashed in the finals of French Open this year, where Djokovic emerged victorious in five sets, despite being two sets up. In the finals, Djokovic can face either of Matteo Berretttini, Roger Federer, Daniil Medvedev or Alexander Zverev.