“I hope this will be the beginning of a rivalry for some time – for my sake,” said Djokovic on the prospect of more duels with Alcaraz.
“He’s going to be on the tour for quite some time. I don’t know how long I’ll be around.
“I hope we get to play at the US Open. I think it’s good for the sport, one and two in the world facing each other in a five-hour, five-set thriller.
“It couldn’t be better for our sport.”