Murray thinks Djokovic is smart enough to always makes the right decision

Despite failing to put the frosting on the cake at the US Open, Novak Djokovic’s 2021 is certain to go down in history as an amazing year.

The world number one reached the final in New York after winning the first three Slams of the season but was stopped by tension and weariness.

The 34-year-old Belgrade native plainly surrendered to Daniil Medvedev’s punches at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Nole would become only the second man in the Open Era. After Rod Laver, to win all four majors in the same year if he wins in New York.

Due to the untimely exit of Medvedev in the Indian Wells Masters 1000. The 20-time Grand Slam winner is practically guaranteed to conclude 2021 at the top of the ATP rankings.

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Andy Murray praises Novak Djokovic. Source:

Andy Murray was asked to select the player with the strongest decision-making abilities. After his loss to Alexander Zverev in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Murray discusses Djokovic mental strength

“Novak Djokovic is probably the best in the world when it comes to making the right decision in times of greatest tension,” he said according to reports on Tennis World USA.

“Nole is able to make the right choice more frequently than other tennis players.

“I would say that Daniil Medvedev comes immediately behind him, being a very intelligent player from every point of view.” 

The three-time Grand Slam champion believes that the decision-making process is heavily influenced by the player’s current level of confidence.

“If you do not feel your shots well and you are not sure how the ball will come out of your racket, that indecision is created that can be very expensive.

“A fraction of a second is enough for a winner to turn into a mistake.”

On the ATP Tour, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray met 36 times, with Nole winning 25 times.

Murray defeated Serb in two Slam finals: the US Open in 2012 and Wimbledon in 2013. Andy also won Wimbledon 2016 in the final, defeating Milos Raonic.

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