Djokovic unsure about going to Tokyo Games

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World No.1 Novak Djokovic says he is "50-50" about competing at the Tokyo Olympics following a fan ban and restrictions on the number of people he can take to the Games.

The Serbian appeared on track for a "golden slam" when he claimed a record equalling 20th grand slam title with a four set win over Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the Wimbledon final.

He had previously been vocal about trying to become the first man to win all four slams and Olympic tennis gold in the same year.

But he appeared unsure about a Games tilt after Olympic organisers last week barred spectators from Tokyo venues as a surge in COVID-19 cases forced Japan to declare a state of emergency in the capital city that will last throughout the multi-sport event which starts on July 23.

"I'll have to think about it," Djokovic said after winning his sixth Wimbledon title.

"My plan was always to go to Olympic Games.

"But right now I'm a little bit divided. It's kind of 50-50 because of what I heard in the last couple days."

Djokovic completed the third leg of the "golden slam" on Sunday when he added the Wimbledon title to his Australian Open and Roland Garros triumphs in 2021.

Considering this is the first time in his career that Djokovic has won the season's opening three majors, he may never get another opportunity to complete the "golden slam" if he opts out of the Games.

Some of the sport's biggest names, including Rafa Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Stan Wawrinka, Nick Kyrgios, Serena Williams and Simona Halep have already announced their decision to skip the Games, which has been delayed by a year due to the pandemic.

Djokovic said he was "really disappointed" to hear that the events in Tokyo will be played without any spectators present.

"I also hear that there's going to be a lot of restrictions within the (Games) village," he said.

"Possibly you would not be able to see other athletes perform live.

"I can't even have my stringer, that is very important part of my team.

"I'm limited with the amount of people I can take in my team as well."

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