World No. 1 ranked Novak Djokovic has confirmed his participation to the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, according to the Serbian sports daily Sportski zurnal.
The Serbian National Tennis Association has already included the winner of the 2021 Australian Open in the team and notified the National Olympic Committee of this.
Earlier, Djokovic said that he dreams of becoming an Olympic champion. This is one of the few milestones in tennis that he has not yet managed to achieve. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he won a bronze medal.
Earlier, it became known that Spaniards Rafael Nadal (World No. 3 ranked) and Roberto Bautista-Agut (10), Austrian Dominic Tim (5), and Canadian Denis Shapovalov (12) will not participate in the Tokyo Games.
At the same time, participation in the 2020 Olympics was confirmed by the world no. 2, Russian Daniil Medvedev.
Djokovic has won 19 titles in the Grand Slam series. He recently won at the Roland Garros for the second time in his career this season.