December 6, 2023

TOPSHOT - Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning a point during his round-robin match against Russia's Andrey Rublev on November 16, 2022 at the ATP Finals tennis tournament in Turin. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP) (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images)

Former world number one Becker, a six-time major winner believes Novak Djokovic can secure a record-breaking triumph at the French Open, where the tennis great hopes Rafael Nadal will return to action.

Djokovic moved level with Nadal for the most grand slam singles titles among male players after clinching his 22nd major with January’s success at the Australian Open.The Serbian will have his sights on a landmark 23rd major triumph at Roland Garros, where the tournament will start on May 28, and Becker sees no reason for Djokovic not to break the record in Paris.

He told Stats Perform that he believes Novac Djokovic can win 23 third title but it won’t be easy incase Rafael Nadal return during the competition as the Spaniard has not featured since sustaining a hip injury at the Australian Open in January, most recently pulling out of the Italian Open as he had not fully recovered.

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