18 years old Holger Rune is one of the young players to impress after his feats in the final few months of the 2021 season. After qualifying for the main draw of the 2021 season. US Open 2021 where he won a set in a match against the number 1 player in the world Novak Djokovic before the Serbian won the match in four sets, he put on a few more good performances before the season ended.
He made it to the quarterfinals of 2021 Metz expansion, the results brought him to ATP NextGen 2021 Finals where he lost in the round robin because he had only 1 win in the 3 matches he played. The Dane has won five challenger titles this season and is looking for a big 2022 season where he looks certain to break into the Top-100.
While everyone around the globe appreciates and respects the trio Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Djokovic are often dubbed the Big-3, Rune doesn’t believe the trio is worthy of the pedestal they’ve held on to.
“It was great to try and compete with these guys. But they are not gods, so they make mistakes. Sometimes they make weird choices on the pitch because they’re so nervous. They are just human. We’ve seen a few newcomers like Zverev and Medvedev take over,” Rune said as reported by Welovetennis.fr.
Holger Rune said: “It’s great not to meet Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
“But it’s nice not seeing Roger, Rafa and Novak all the time, even though they’re probably the best in our sport. We miss the games they went up against, but it’s always a good time to give the public fresh blood and new energy,” add Runes.
While it is certainly a good point for the youngster to think that this trio is not divine, he still has a long way to go when comparing the trio to the newcomers because of him. has yet to win 10 titles in his career while Big-3 There are 20 Grand Slams each.
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