By winning the Roland Garros’ Coupe des Mousquetaires in Paris yesterday, June 5th 2016, Novak Djokovic become the first tennis player in the last 47 years to win and hold all Grand Slam championships at once. Namely, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open and Australian Open.
Such success places Novak Djokovic in a special chapter of every tennis history book that will be written from now on. To be exact, Novak Djokovic will join Rod Laver who was able to win and simultaneously hold the Grand Slam open era tennis trophies in 1969.
Most importantly, it should be noticed that Novak Djokovic’s success in the last 12 months includes, besides the Grand Slam championships, numerous prestigious tennis trophies as well. A partial list of championships won by Novak Djokovic in the last 12 months includes the ATP World Tour Masters 1000. Namely, The Indian Wells Masters, Miami Open, Madrid Open, Shanghai Open, Paris Masters and Barclays ATP World Tour Finals (London). The fact that Novak Djokovic has won and presently holds simultaneously all 10 (ten) trophies makes Novak Djokovic’s success absolutely, positively and unequivocally the most impressive success of any tennis player in all of tennis history.
As all great successes, Novak Djokovic’s success holds many important answers, among those: the answers how to improve our future on all levels, from personal to worldwide. It is up to us to wake up the “master” within us. If we do that, we to may achieve the “unachievable”, one day, too.
Photo by George Djordjevic