Wimbledon 2012: Novak Djokovic Will Repeat as Champion

Scott Carasik@ScottCarasikContributor IIJune 24, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 11:  Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a forehand in the men's singles final against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day 16 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 11, 2012 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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Novak Djokovic will repeat at Wimbledon this year for his fifth Grand Slam title over the past two years to show he is the best men's player in the world. Djokovic has been one of the best tennis players for years, but at 25, he is finally hitting his prime. 

He is finally being regarded as the No. 1 player in the game on the men's side, and with a victory at Wimbledon, there would be no question that he is. Very few men have won five Grand Slams, let alone five in a span of just two years. 

Djokovic has an interesting style, focusing on aggressive attacking play and his backhand, which is widely regarded as the best today. His overall play is excellent, and he should be able to take on anyone in the tournament with his all-around style and will win against the big names like Federer and Nadal as the tournament goes along. 

The Djoker will come into Wimbledon with a target on his back, though, and how he handles the pressure will be interesting. On NovakDjokovich.comTennis coach Nick Bollettieri has wondered the same thing:

The hardest thing for Djokovic? Every single day of training the whole world for one goal: to beat him. To beat him to it and be famous. This applies especially to the people who are at rank 30 or 40 in the world rankings. Or qualifiers. They all want to shoot Djokovic. Can he mentally handle it and carry on as now? This is the crucial question.

But this shouldn't be too hard for the Serbian to handle. He is the best in the world and will have to prove it yet again at Wimbledon, just like he has at every tournament he has been in for the past four years. He matches up well with every player in the tournament and will be able to take on all comers once again to win another tournament in the grass at Wimbledon.

On hard surfaces and grass, Djokovic is unbeatable the past two years and hasn't lost a Grand Slam on a hard surface or grass since 2010 against Nadal at the US Open.

By playing yet another grass tournament, this should be more of the same for Djokovic, and he should be able to use the surface to his advantage. 

The competition at Wimbledon will be fierce, and everyone will be gunning for him. The Djoker can't be stopped and will end up winning yet another Grand Slam to make him one of the best tennis players in the last 10 years. 


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