- Jul 6, 2019
That, and the removal of gluten from his diet.Injuries and experience reshaped his game multiple times over the years, different Nole in 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2019. Dunno if he's the GOAT just yet, but he's definitely the biggest loser of all time meaning no other player in the history learnt and recovered from stunning, heartbreaking losses as fast and as well adjusted as he did.
Take the Cecchinato's great upset at 2018 Roland Garros, Djokovic took a hike to the old rusty Summer practice court of his youth in Serbia and Fognini said has was considering retirement. Came back few days later and beat Rafa in that nerve wrecking Wimbledon classic. I was on a rowing trip in the local backwoods with barely any internet between villages, and somehow captured the 5th set on my phone while standing in the mud and and the Sun burning me to a crisp. Shit was tense. And a little painful.