Djokovic a 'little bit divided' on Tokyo games

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After winning his 20th Grand Slam successful Sunday's Wimbledon final, Novak Djokovic said helium was "50-50" connected participating astatine the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Speaking to reporters aft beating Matteo Berretini successful the writer tribunal expansive slam, Djokovic said the deficiency of spectators arsenic good arsenic the strict Covid-19 restrictions are weighing connected whether he'll enactment astatine Tokyo.

"My program was ever to spell to Olympic Games, but close present I'm a small spot divided," said Djokovic. "It's benignant of 50-50 due to the fact that of what I heard successful the past mates of days.

"On spectators not being allowed, Djokovic added: "Yeah, that's not large news. That was truly disappointing to hear.

"I besides perceive that there's going to beryllium a batch of restrictions wrong the [Athletes'] Village. Possibly you would not beryllium capable to spot different athletes execute live.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates with the trophy aft beating Mateo Berrettini of Italy successful the last of the gentlemen's singles during Day Thirteen of The Championships - Wimbledon 2021 astatine All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club connected July 11, 2021 successful London, England. (Photo by TPN/Getty Images) (Getty)

"I can't adjacent person my stringer that is simply a precise important portion of my team. I'm constricted with the magnitude of radical I tin instrumentality successful my squad arsenic well."

Having already won the Australian Open and French Open this year, Djokovic needs the Olympic golden medal and US Open rubric to go the archetypal antheral to ever triumph a Golden Slam.

The Olympics are scheduled to commencement connected July 24.

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