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The Big 3—Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer—have combined to capture 13 consecutive Grand Slam titles.
World No. 1 Djokovic, the lone member of the iconic trio playing the Western & Southern Open and US Open this month, says when it comes to quality the Big 3 have company.
Djokovic says the Next 4—Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev—are already as good as the Big 3.
"Whether I have a bigger chance to win it because Roger and Rafa are not here, I really don't know," Djokovic said of his US Open prospects. "I think it's unfair for me to talk about. That in a way is kind of disrespectful towards other players who are here.
"I mean, Dominic Thiem, Zverev, Tsitsipas, Medvedev, these guys, they are as good as the top three guys, myself, Roger, Rafa. Anybody can take it, to be honest."