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‘Novak Djokovic supported my family’, says ATP legend

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Novak Djokovic started the new season with a turbo, winning his tenth Australian Open and returning to the top of the world rankings. The Serbian phenomenon did not express his best tennis in the first week of the Happy Slam, also due to a left hamstring injury, but then changed gears starting in the round of 16.

Suffice it to say that the 35-year-old from Belgrade only dropped one set in the entire tournament and always gave the feeling of having everything under control. In addition to unseating Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz from his throne, Novak has also tied his archrival Rafael Nadal for the top of the all-time Grand Slam rankings.

The duel between the two will resume at Roland Garros, at the end of May on the red clay of Paris. Goran Ivanisevic’s protégé will return to the courts in Dubai later this month, while his presence in Indian Wells and Miami is still uncertain.

Due to his vaccination status, he needs special permission to enter the United States. On the sidelines of the Australian Open, Craig Tiley revealed that Djokovic played through a three-centimeter tear in his left thigh. The director of “Happy Slam” also confided that Nole was very worried when he arrived in Australia: “You could tell that he was tense when he set foot in Australia.

He was very nervous about the events of last year and was afraid of receiving a hostile reception from part of the people. The Australian public must be congratulated for the way in which he behaved, respecting and encouraging an athlete who once again entertained the whole world.” Novak Djokovic went to Italy last week for a medical check-up in Milan, a player who trains in his country preparing the next tournaments, such as the ATP 500 in Dubai, where he appears registered and where he will be the great favorite.

Becker opens up on Djokovic

Boris Becker revealed that he cried while watching Novak Djokovic win the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. Becker also revealed that the Serb will be a part of the documentary, a fact he is very proud of.

“While I was inside [jail], Novak supported me, he supported my family. I started crying when he started winning. I’m very proud that probably the best player of all time is part of this story,” Becker said.

In the final at Wimbledon, the Serb defeated Nick Kyrgios in four sets to win his seventh title at the tournament, and his fourth in a row.

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