Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 | Tennis: Djokovic will debut against Dellien and Carreño against Sandgren

Djokovic He has won the first three Grand Slam tournaments of this season, Australia, Roland Garros and Wimbledon, so if he takes gold in Tokyo and then with the Australian Open he would become the first man to obtain the so-called ‘Golden Slam ‘.

On their side of the table, according to the draw carried out today in Tokyo, the Spanish also appear Alexander Davidovich (16), who will make his debut against the Portuguese Pedro Sousa and meet the Serbian in the third round; Y Roberto Carballés, who will open competition against Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili and would not meet Djokovic until a hypothetical semi-final.

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It’s here! Djokovic trains on the slopes of Tokyo


The Polish Hubert Hurkacz, seventh seed and semi-finalist at the last Wimbledon, could also star in a semi-final with Djokovic.

The second seed, the Russian Daniil Medvedev, will start against the Kazakh Alexander Bublik and on his way to the final he could find himself in the quarterfinals with the Spanish Pablo Carreño, sixth favorite and that will be released against the American Tennys Sandgren.

Greek third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas will start against German Philip Kohlschreiber and would be Medvedev’s rival in the semifinals.

Argentine Diego Schwartzman (8) has also fallen in this half of the table, with Peruvian Diego Varillas as the first rival; the Spanish Pablo Andújar, with Ugo Humbert as the initial opponent; and double Olympic champion (2012 and 2016) Andy Murray.

The Briton, currently in 104th place in the ATP but back on the circuit after his ordeal of injuries, will start the Olympic tournament against Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime (9), who has on his technical team the Spanish Toni Nadal, uncle and former coach of Rafael Nadal, who does not play in Tokyo.

The tournament will begin on the 24th on the fast surface tracks of the Ariake Park in the Japanese capital.

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