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The Olympics begin in Tokyo and Djokovic has arrived in the city

The Olympics begin in Tokyo and Djokovic has arrived in the city

PV Sindhu is one of India’s medal hopefuls in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. The badminton star follows Cristiano Ronaldo, Serena Williams and Roger Federer in action. Sindhu will start her Olympic campaign against Israel’s Polikarpova Ksenia on July 25. Sindhu aiming for gold in Tokyo 2020 after silver at Rio Olympics. She will face Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Caroline Marin in the final. The Indian is hoping to win her first Olympic gold medal in five years’ time.

Key Summary

  • Novak Djokovic arrived at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Wednesday afternoon, ahead of the Olympic Games.
  • In the men’s singles and at the U.S. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Nick Kyrgios are among the top men’s tennis players who won’t be competing in the Olympics.

Novak Djokovic, the world number one tennis player, landed in Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Wednesday afternoon, ahead of the Olympic Games.

Djokovic, 34, announced on Twitter last Thursday that he had booked his flight and was excited to represent Serbia at the Tokyo Olympics.

If he wins gold in men’s singles and the US Open, he will become the first male tennis player to win all four Grand Slam tournaments as well as the Olympics in the same calendar year.

The top men’s players, including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, and Nick Kyrgios, will not be competing in the Olympics.

His previous best performance at an Olympics was bronze in 2008 in Beijing.

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RT @josemorgado: Del Potro, who beat Djokovic in the last two Olympic Games: https://t.co/fsFRgJHGvH

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RT @CGTNSportsScene: Tennis world number one @DjokerNole arrives in Tokyo for Olympics. @NovakFanClub #Tokyo2020 @DjokovicNoleFR #Djokovic…

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RT @josemorgado: Del Potro, who beat Djokovic in the last two Olympic Games: https://t.co/fsFRgJHGvH

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RT @CGTNSportsScene: Tennis world number one @DjokerNole arrives in Tokyo for Olympics. @NovakFanClub #Tokyo2020 @DjokovicNoleFR #Djokovic…

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RT @Dimonator: Could probably beat anyone on tour other than Djokovic right now. https://t.co/rBAdXYpXQi

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@samay_patel_ @comefeelme_9588 Djokovic already have like 2 trophies

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Corretja: No le pondría demasiada presión a Djokovic en ir a por el oro https://t.co/WZiLG5KTM5 #quevivaeltenis

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Federer has had injuries over his career, but none have been anywhere near as impactful as Djokovic’s extensive elb… https://t.co/DvO1VoPWgw

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Novak quickly responding to the call of #Nole #Djokovic https://t.co/Y4fyggVrJZ

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