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Novak Djokovic projected path to the final

Here’s a look at Novak Djokovic’s projected path to the French Open 2024 final.

Novak Djokovic will have a monumental task on his hand if he is to defend his French Open crown this year. The World No. 1 recently won the Italian Open and will carry some good form into the second major Grand Slam of the year.

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The Serbian star will arrive in Paris looking to match Rafael Nadal’s 21 Grand Slam wins. Without further ado, here’s a look at Novak Djokovic’s potential path to the French Open 2024 final.

Novak Djokovic’s potential route to the French Open 2024 final –

1st Round Opponent: Yoshihito Nishioka – The World No 94 is unlikely to pose any threats to Novak Djokovic in the first round of the 2024 French Open.

2nd Round Opponent: Federico Coria / Alex Molcan – Argentine Coria has a rather impressive 12-10 record on clay and could pose a threat to Djokovic. On the other hand, Molcan is making his debut at the French Open this year.

3rd Round Opponent: Jenson Brooksby – Although the American youngster is prodigiously talented, his results on clay haven’t inspired much confidence. We expect Djokovic to breeze past Brooksby.

4th Round Opponent: Diego Schwartzman/ Grigor Dimitrov – Djokovic leads Schwartzman 6-0 in H2H stats and has beaten the Argentine three times on clay. Meanwhile, Dimitrov has managed to beat Djokovic just once in their previous 10 encounters.

Quarterfinals Opponent: Rafael Nadal – This promises to be one of the most sought-after matches at the tournament. Although the Serb has been in good form, Nadal turns into a different player on clay.

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Semifinals Opponent: Carlos Alcaraz/ Alexander Zverev – The two youngsters can pose a threat to Djokovic’s title challenge. Alcaraz has beaten Djokovic before in Madrid while Zverev is also capable of causing upsets at the biggest stage.

Final Opponent: Stefanos Tsitsipas – The Greek star has managed to impress many in his short career so far. However, he recently lost to Djokovic in the final of the Italian Open.

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