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Novak Djokovic

Debarghya Sanyal New Delhi
Novak Djokovic lost to Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon finals last Sunday. This may have robbed him of a chance to complete a Calendar Slam, but Djokovic nonetheless, is charging full-steam ahead to achieve what no tennis player, male or female, has managed in Open Era — a 24th Major.

The only opponent who might delay, if not deny him this feat, is his age. Or, maybe not. Despite losing, the 36-year-old tennis ace had brought the fight to Alcaraz, who is almost half his age, in a closely contested match for the final. Indeed, if his on-court performance is

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First Published: Jul 21 2023 | 12:02 AM IST

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