Rafael Nadal Fans Mock Novak Djokovic After Serb's Golden Slam Bid Ends With Stunning Loss in Tokyo
Just like that, the Golden Slam quest is over.— The Tennis Podcast (@TennisPodcast) July 30, 2021
Novak Djokovic loses 10 of the last 11 games and is beaten by Alexander Zverev.
We knew best of three made him more vulnerable. We knew he wouldn’t like the humidity. But we didn’t actually believe he’d lose.#Olympics
The history books will show Nadal won Olympic Gold with Federer, Djokovic, Murray, Cilic, Wawrinka, Ferrer, Davydenko, Hewitt competing at the event.— SerMM91 (@SerMM91) July 30, 2021
Djokovic couldn’t win Gold with a 250 event in which he was only 1 of 2 entrants to have won a slam.
Nadal's feat of winning RG, Wimbledon and hard court Olympics in a row remains underrated— Trenton Jocz (@TrentonJocz) July 30, 2021
Unless Djokovic wins gold on clay at age 37 or on hard at age 41, Nadal will remain the only one of the 3 GOATs with singles gold
The Olympic semifinal curse is strong with Djokovic— Bastien Fachan (@BastienFachan) July 30, 2021
• 2008: Loses to Nadal in singles SF
• 2012: Loses to Murray in singles SF
• 2020: Loses to Zverev in singles SF
• 2020: Loses to Vesnina/Karatsev in mixed dubs SF
Oddly enough, the gold medal match continues to elude him
we need to accept the fact that Djokovic in a tournament without Federer or Nadal to even put up a fight is simply not fair 😭😭— Ajdin Balihodzic (@the_ab9) July 30, 2021