Novak Djokovic’s ability to change keeps him ahead of new generation

World No 1 already into ATP Finals semi-finalSerb dominating matches with his first serve

In the bitter aftermath of him narrowly missing the ultimate achievement in tennis two months ago, Novak Djokovic spoke openly in New York about the pressure that came with his Grand Slam attempt. For weeks, he said, emotions became increasingly intense and difficult to handle, weighing so heavily on his shoulders even though he has already experienced and overcome most things in the sport.

When he was snuffed out of the US Open final in straight sets by Daniil Medvedev, in the obvious sadness and frustration one of his very first emotions was simple relief.

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