Novak Djokovic says he remains incredibly motivated to represent Serbia as he reiterated his dream of winning the Olympics.
Whilst Djokovic has been one of the most dominant players in ATP Tour history, an Olympic gold medal has so far eluded him.
The closest he has got was 2008 in Beijing, when Rafael Nadal defeated him in the semi-finals before he beat James Blake in the bronze medal match.
Djokovic has been consistent in expressing his intentions to play at the upcoming Tokyo games this summer, and he hopes it proves a fruitful one for him.
“It is one of the dreams, of course,” Djokovic said. “I don’t want to be ungrateful for winning bronze because that was also good success.
“I played semis in London and lost there, for third place, as well,” the Serb said.
“I always find extra motivation to perform at my best when I’m representing the country and, especially at the Olympic games as we all know it’s the most historical sports event.”
Despite a Olympic gold medal so far escaping Djokovic’s grasp, he has certainly performed for his country before.
He was part of Serbia’s Davis Cup winning team in 2010, and led them to a huge victory in the inaugural ATP Cup in Australia last year.
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