Novak Djokovic struggled for most of the early part of the year but he didn't even play that much. He was barred from most of the events due to his vaccination status and it was only with Wimbledon that he finally start winning. He still achieved many great things finishing the season on a high note and Norrie feels it's still him on top.
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The Brit said:
“He is the one to beat. He had an incredible year only playing a limited amount of tournaments. I have a lot of respect for him, it’s unbelievable what he did to finish the year the way he did. To play him at Wimbledon and play him quite close, that’s the guy to beat. That’s the competition. It’s a good guy to compare to for sure.”
Norrie opened his new season with an impressive win over Nick Kyrgios at the Diriyah Tennis Cup.