“After all the bad publicity which surrounded the build-up and the start of the tournament, maybe the Spaniard and Ash Barty will give it a much happier ending.
“Nadal claiming another Grand Slam title and Barty becoming a long-awaited champion from the host nation, what a finish that would be next weekend — and it might happen.
“Who would have thought a month ago that the Spaniard might emerge from this ahead of Djokovic and Roger Federer on 21 Grand Slam titles with the French Open to come?”
Becker coached Djokovic between 2013 and 2016, helping the Serb win Grand Slam titles along the way.
The German has been balanced when discussing the Australian Open issue but, recently, called on his former student to finally get the vaccine.
“[Vaccination] is the ultimate question,” Becker told Eurosport last week.