Becker’s verdict on GOAT debate between Djokovic, Federer and Nadal


It’s the enduring debate amid the best period within the historical past of tennis, but Boris Becker believes Novak Djokovic might have the sting of his nice rivals within the race to be hailed as the best participant of all-time.
Becker could also be a bit of biased on this debate as he labored as Djokovic’s coach for a part of his document breaking profession, with the previous world No.1 suggesting the controversy on who’s the best of all-time will ultimately be determined by statistics.
Djokovic, Federer and Nadal are all tied on 20 Grand Slam titles, with Becker suspecting his former cost will win the battle of the statistics when all three cling up their rackets for the final time.
“The truth that three gamers have received 20 Grand Slams every is unbelievable and can by no means be equalled once more,” Becker instructed Eurosport.
“Numbers simply don’t lie. As a tennis participant, the variety of weeks at No 1 is essential. Novak is solely approach forward there. If all three of them stopped enjoying tennis in the present day, I might see Novak at No 1.”
Becker additionally instructed we might have seen the final of Federer on the most important stage, as he appears to make an unlikely comeback from a critical knee harm in 2022.
“Roger has already managed plenty of issues the place we stated that isn’t doable in any respect. That’s why I wouldn’t rule it out,” he added. “It received’t be simple, tennis is altering and getting sooner. In some unspecified time in the future it is going to not be simple.”
“I feel the 2 greats of tennis now must suppose significantly about how lengthy they are often known as gamers. With Rafa will probably be a bit simpler than with Roger. There’s no greater Roger fan than me, however I don’t understand how simple it’s to make one other comeback after knee surgical procedure at virtually 41.”

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