Novak Djokovic tells how he reacted to Serb telling him he was Roger Federer fan


Novak Djokovic tells how he reacted to Serb telling him he was Roger Federer fan
(Offered by Tennis World USA)

Novak Djokovic hilariously revealed how he as soon as reacted to a Serb telling him he was the one Serb rooting for him towards Roger Federer. Djokovic and Federer confronted one another 50 occasions, with the Serb profitable 27 occasions and shedding 23 occasions.

As soon as, Djokovic was approached by a Serb who claimed to be the one Serb rooting for Federer towards him. “One man approached me and informed me ‘You recognize I am the one individual from Serbia who roots for Federer towards you.’ I reply ‘I didn’t know, I assumed there have been extra of you, however in case you are the one one, that is nice (laughing).

How can I make you root for me (laughing?” Djokovic mentioned on the Want&Go podcast.

Federer congratulated Djokovic

At this previous French Open, Djokovic received a record-breaking 23 Grand Slam title. British newspaper i caught up with Federer and requested the Swiss to share his ideas on Djokovic making tennis historical past.

Federer, a former 20-time Grand Slam champion, confirmed his class as soon as once more as he was stuffed with reward for Djokovic. “I assumed what Novak did is unbelievable. Actually, it’s nice for tennis, nice for sports activities when tennis writes its personal historical past and retains on including to it like we’ve seen with Serena Williams as effectively, Rafa then myself and now with Novak.

It’s a good time in tennis to be a fan as effectively, but in addition a participant. I bear in mind once I got here on tour, and Pete Sampras reached 14 we thought ‘Okay, that one is gonna keep ceaselessly’. Then I went to fifteen, I finally ended up at 17, after which we pushed one another to twenty – I don’t bear in mind who was first – after which Rafa pushed it to 22.

Then now Novak pushed it to 23 and he seems to be like he’s gonna carry on doing that for a very long time nonetheless to return, which is nice. And I want him all the very best. I feel additionally the best way he’s doing it nonetheless – he isn’t the youngest anymore, we neglect.

He seems to be younger and he does it in a younger approach, nevertheless it’s not simple, and I assumed it was a tremendous victory. So I couldn’t have been extra completely satisfied,” Federer mentioned.


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