US Open winner Novak Djokovic has changed Carlos Alcaraz because the world No.1 (Picture: Getty)British tennis hero Andy Murray has fired a warning to Wimbledon champion Carlos Alcaraz after Novak Djokovic’s triumph on the 2023 US Open.
Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev within the Flushing Meadows ultimate on Sunday to safe a historic twenty fourth Grand Slam title and he has now changed Alcaraz because the world No.1 – who was the highest seed in New York however misplaced within the final 4.
It has been a exceptional 12 months for 36-year-old Djokovic, who lifted three main trophies in 2023 following success on the Australian Open and the French Open, regardless of shedding to 20-year-old Alcaraz within the Wimbledon ultimate in July.
Many noticed Alcaraz’s Wimbledon win as a altering of the guard however Murray, who had his personal rivalry with Djokovic, has issued a warning to the Spaniard that the Serbian will proceed to dominate on the high of the game for years to return.
‘It’s as much as the younger guys to be pushing Novak and seeking to overtake him. It doesn’t appear like that’s near occurring,’ Murray advised the BBC.
‘Novak’s been an unbelievable participant for a really very long time, like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, it’s the longevity and the way lengthy they’ve all been in a position to do this for.
‘Novak’s longevity has been the best. He’s performed at this degree for such a very long time now. I stated that after Wimbledon, everybody was saying it was a altering of the guard, however it wasn’t for me.
‘It was fairly clear Novak had received two of the primary three slams and was very, very shut within the ultimate of Wimbledon. He proved that he’s one of the best participant on the earth once more yesterday and like I stated it’s as much as the children to enhance sufficient to overhaul him.
‘I don’t assume he’s going to cease at 24 titles, however you by no means know the way lengthy it should final.
‘Physically, motivation, whether or not somebody like Alcaraz improves – he’s an incredible participant Alcaraz, he’s sensible, however to do what Novak is doing on a constant foundation is completely different.
‘It’s not the identical as doing it for 15-20 weeks a 12 months like Novak is doing, each time he steps on the courtroom.
‘I do assume that Alcaraz will quickly get to that degree however I don’t assume that is going to be the final time that Novak wins a Grand Slam.’
Djokovic’s coach Goran Ivanisevic revealed after the US Open ultimate that Djokovic is planning to play on the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles, the 12 months by which he turns 41-years-old.
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