AAP

Novak Djokovic looks to dethrone King of Clay in France

VICTORY over Rafael Nadal in the Monaco Masters has given world No.1 Novak Djokovic hope he can finally complete a career grand slam by winning the French Open at Roland Garros.

Djokovic (pictured) is no mug on clay - he has climbed to No.6 all-time, compiling a 149-40 record with 10 titles.

It's just unfortunate his career has coincided with that of Nadal.

While players such as Bjorn Borg, Thomas Muster and Gustavo Kuerten all earned the title of "King of Clay" during their time, statistics suggest the Spaniard is the rightful owner of that tag. Nadal has won a record nine French Opens on his way to a 328-26 mark on the red dirt, with Borg (251-41 and six French Open titles) next in line.

As a result of Djokovic's win in Monaco, TattsBet has installed the Serb at $1.90 to capture his first crown in Paris, with Nadal at $2.60.

History, however, suggests it would take a brave man to bet against the Spaniard.


Why Dalby skies will be filled with aircraft this weekend

Premium Content Why Dalby skies will be filled with aircraft this weekend

ONE of Australia’s largest hang gliding competitions will be flying into the...

PM 'determined to tear down Palaszczuk'

Premium Content PM 'determined to tear down Palaszczuk'

Deputy Premier Steven Miles provides update on COVID-19 cases in Queensland

COVID-19 footpath upgrades to hit Western Downs

Premium Content COVID-19 footpath upgrades to hit Western Downs

CONTRACTORS will begin the second stage of construction works through council’s $50...