Last year, Novak Djokovic made a remarkable start to the season, yet some still doubted his abilities as a clay player.
I don't agree with those views. Of course, he is not a clay player like Rafael Nadal, but he has all the qualities to play well on the red dirt. He proved it last year in beating Nadal twice in Masters 1000 finals.
Djokovic has always played well on this surface. He has above average field coverage, is a great counter attacker and can make a rally last. He has a good drive and a great kick serve.
I see no technical or tactical reasons why he cannot succeed on clay. Besides,Read More »from Djokovic on track to break Roland Garros duck