Novak Djokovic, 29, currently sits on the top of the ATP ranking with a huge gap between his spot and the second one. Murray has an impossible task ahead, namely to fill up the 8000 points hollow in the ranking. So, with these comfortable numbers on his side of the fence, the Serb is now  able to write history in a unique style. By winning for the first time the French Open last week, Djokovic proved himself that there is nothing left to stand in his way to greatness.

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So, far, in 2016, he clinched the Australian Open and recently the French Open. So, a legitimate question came up to the surface: Is he able to achieve the Golden Slam?

What a Golden Slam means.

There is no doubt that this kind of achievement represents the ultimate outcome; the highest peak a player can reach out at a certain point of his career. In order to get this done, a Tennis player must win all the four Grand Slams and also the Olympic Gold Medal in the men`s singles, and all these must happen within the same season. This achievement has been out of any player`s reach, at least for now. But, with his current pace, Djokovic can overwrite history.

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Djokovic has already done nearly half of the road.

The Serb already grabbed two Grand Slams in 2016. And he accomplished this without putting too much effort into it. His official ATP profile provides some figures to verify this.  In 2016, he played 47 official matches losing only three of them. Djokovic won 44 matches, most of them being remarkable live tennis exhibitions, and there are no signs of any changes in the near future. Regarding the Grand Slam matches, his last loss occurred at 2015 Roland Garros in that final against Stan Wawrinka.

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Summer session.

According to the ATP schedule, this summer will be quite interesting. The Wimbledon Championship is just around the corner. The Olympics are less than two-month distant, and the US Open will end it starting in late August. For the ATP leader, things are promising. While Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are getting older or struggling with various injuries, the Serb is really marching by his own.

The sole noteworthy obstacle remains Andy Murray. The Scotsman will have leverage at Wimbledon by taking advantage of his home crowd. But, it will not be enough to outshine Djokovic. Overall, in the past two seasons, the Serb has pulled the strings in the ATP circuit, and he is entitled to hope for the best outcome at the end of this one. If he succeeds in doing so, namely to achieve the Golden Slam, the entire tennis world will have to give him credit for this.

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