At the beginning of June, Novak Djokovic finally clinched that elusive Roland Garros title. From that point on, his dominance over the ATP circuit seemed as clear as daylight. Only a few had anticipated what followed at the next Grand Slam event. Djokovic surprisinglylost against Sam Querrey in the 3rd round match at theWimbledon Championships. Even so, during that encounter, the Serb being on the verge of collapse was something that the audience did not want to accept. Djokovic took that 3rd set and it seemed that things were about to shift on the right path.But Sam Querrey, aware of that great opportunity being gifted to him, managed to keep his composure and finally he outran Djokovic on the fourth set tie-break.

Djokovic`s streak comes to an end.

Now, as the dust is settled, a quick look at the statistics reveals something extraordinary - Djokovic reached at least the quarterfinals at every Grand Slam event over the past seven years. Back in 2009, he suffered an early exit at the French Open also in the 3rd round. This particular chunk of time (2009-2016) is equivalent with 11 of his 12 Grand Slam titles. His first one occurred back in 2008 at the Australian Open. His tremendous consistency over all these years is something that few players achieved. By not being injured and with his motivation dose as high as possible, the Serb definitely bespoke himself a spot in Tennis history. His two main coaches, Marian Vajda, and Boris Becker, also brought in some extra insights that made Djokovic one of the best.

The following events of 2016.

The Serb will focus on the US hardcourt season and also the Olympics in Rio at the beginning of August. As does Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic has a bold goal in Rio - the gold medal in men`s singles. For both athletes, that medal is definitely the only major title still missing from their showcases.

Djokovic also has to defend his crown at the US Open and again in Paris and Beijing, with the last two being Masters 1000 events. SO, there are lots of things for Djokovic to take care of in the following months. After all, the early exit from Wimbledon might be just an unfortunate event - a small flaw in the Serbian tennis machinery.

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