Monday cover: Wimbledon 2015 arrives with Novak Djokovic’s Paris pain in the past

The National's Sport cover for the Monday, June 29 issue, featuring Novak Djokovic as Wimbledon 2015 is set to get going at the All England Club.

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The National's Sport cover for the Monday, June 29 issue, featuring Novak Djokovic as Wimbledon 2015 is set to get going at the All England Club.

Attention will be on whether Djokovic can rebound from a Roland Garros final disappointment and regain his all-conquering form in London.

The world No 1 says there shouldn't be any doubt he has found the "reset" button.

“Right after I lost the match, of course, there was this sense of disappointment. There is no doubt about it. I felt that for some days after it,” said Djokovic, who starts his title defence against Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber on Centre Court on Monday.

“It’s something that the traces may stay, let’s say, for some time.

“It took me some time really to recover and to rest. I didn’t want to think about tennis too much. I spent time with my family.

“But you always try to train your mind to look on the bright side, to move on, and just take it as a lesson, and something that will give you that strength.

“Because of the matches like against Stan, I have become stronger and I’ve learnt how to grow in the process.

“It’s brought me a lot of mental and emotional strength. I managed to get the necessary reset in my mind.”

Ahmed Rizvi, meanwhile, writes an in-form Andy Murray will have more pressure than ever heaped on him at Wimbledon – and he's embracing it.

“Add the burden of expectation and it is in an unenviable position. But Murray says is actually relishing it.

“‘I enjoy playing in the high pressure situations,’ he said. ‘You know, that’s really what I play for now. I enjoy these events.

“Those words will be most welcome to his fans on Murray Mound, the Scot plays his best tennis when he is enjoying it.”

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