Is Djoker the GOAT? Twitterati debate the big question

Jun 06, 2016, 18:27 IST | mid-day online correspondent

With 12 Grand Slam titles, a 'Career Slam' and age on his side, tennis star Novak Djokovic is surely a candidate for the 'Greatest of All Time' list. And Twitterati have jumped into the debate

World No 1. and French Open champion Novak Djokovic has finally entered the GOAT field.

What is a GOAT? It is being 'THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME'

With the 2016 French Open in his pocket, 'The Djoker' has now achieved his 'Career Slam'.  He now holds the honour of having won all four major Slams in a row, an achievement that neither Roger Federer or Nadal has ever accomplished.

Djokovic is also the second men's singles tennis player after Rod Laver to win a 'Career Slam' in history.

Novak Djokovic with the French Open trophy
A handout image from Federation Francaise de Tennis (FFT) shows Serbia's Novak Djokovic posing with his French Open trophy in the locker room after winning the men's final match against Britain's Andy Murray at the Roland Garros in Paris on Sunday. Pic/AFP 

Djokovic now has 12 Grand Slam titles -- – 6 Australian Open titles, 1 French Open title, 3 Wimbledon and 2 US Open titles -- and is only 29 years old. He has also won the Davis Cup in 2010. With age on his side, Djokovic is surely a candidate for the 'Greatest of All Time' list. 

Twitterati jumped into the debate with most supporting his inclusion, but a few contesting the claim.

Here are some of the tweets:

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