While Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are looking for a 21st Grand-Slam coronation, everything could be played at the next Roland-Garros. According to Jim Courier, the Mallorcan would start with a slight lead over the world number one at Porte d’Auteuil.
Great rivals for many years, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are neck and neck for the record of Grand Slam won. Indeed, the three aces of the yellow ball have all won 20 major titles today. And while Roger Federer is currently in delicacy with his body, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic race for a 21st Grand Slam. Asked about this duel at the top, Jim Courier estimated that the Mallorcan should get ahead of the world number one in the next Roland-Garros.
“Rafa is still the favorite at Roland Garros, very very slightly above Novak”
“For Rafa, how will he react? How will his foot be doing after he has spent a good part of the season trying to fix it, since he dropped it at Roland Garros? He is still the favorite at Roland Garros, very, very slightly above Novak (Djokovic) in my opinion, assuming they are both in good health ”, estimated Jim Courier during an interview with Tennis Channel.