"I rewound my match with Zverev in Tokyo many times" - Djokovic aims for gold at 2024 Paris Olympics

Although he was accomplished almost everything there is in the sport, an Olympic gold medal continues to elude Novak Djokovic and the Serbian has set his sights on achieving this feat at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

The World No.1 reached the semifinals of last year's Tokyo Olympic Games, but was eliminated by eventual winner Alexander Zverev. Djokovic would go on to lose in the bronze medal match against Pablo Carreno Busta, leaving the Games without a medal.

His loss against Zverev, paired with his US Open final defeat to Daniil Medvedev, ended his dreams of winning a Golden Slam and Calendar Slam respectively.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion has only one Olympic medal to his name, a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Nonetheless, this has not deterred the 34-year old from looking ahead to the next event in Paris in 2024.

"An Olympic medal, especially gold, is always a big wish," Djokovic said in an interview with public broadcaster Radio Television of Serbia (RTS). “Unfortunately, I didn’t have a chance to fight for it in the past. I plan to be in Paris in 2024.

“I rewound my semi-final match with Zverev in Tokyo many times, trying to figure out what went wrong. I played superbly up to that point, but I did feel I was running on fumes, both mentally and physically.”

Djokovic is scheduled to compete in Dubai next week, where he is a five-time champion.

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