‘Lance Armstrong of Tennis’ – Novak Djokovic Brutally Trolled as ‘Magic Potion’ Controversy Resurfaces After Viral Shaking Video

Published 11/21/2022, 7:56 AM EST

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Serbian tennis great Novak Djokovic had a great year overall. The start to his year was rough, as he had to sit out of the Australian Open. Later, he missed out on most of the tour in America due to his anti-vaccination stand. However, the legend made full use of the opportunities he got and ended the year on high.

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After winning the Wimbledon Championships earlier this year, Djokovic finished the year by winning his sixth ATP Finals title. Djokovic defeated Casper Ruud to etch his name in the record books. While it was a dominant performance from the Serb, something strange from the 35-year-old caught everyone’s eyes. Here’s what happened.

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Novak Djokovic and the curious case of his shivering hands

While Novak Djokovic cruised past Norwegian tennis star Casper Ruud, there was a strange thing that happened during the break. Djokovic was wiping sweat off his face when the camera zoomed in and we can notice that his hands were shaking.

Fans noticed a similar thing in the break of his match against Daniil Medvedev. There are mixed reactions from the fans regarding the reason behind it. While a few fans are mocking Djokovic, others suspect drug abuse is the reason behind it. Here are a few reactions from the fans on Twitter.

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Mocking Djokovic’s shivering hands, a fan tweeted,

Another fan noted the fact that the problem doesn’t exist while he plays.

Another fan tweeted,

In his previous tournament at Paris Masters, a video clip raised suspicion as Djokovic’s trainer secretly mixed something in his drink in the middle of the game.

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Referring to that as the probable reason, a fan wrote.

Here are a few more reactions from the fans.

Another fan recalled the magic potion.

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While a few fans lauded Djokovic for winning the match easily even after that condition, a few suspect something fishy about it. Especially after the suspicious potion incident that happened at Paris Masters.

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A few other fans showed genuine concern, as could be an early symptom of Parkinson’s disease. What is your opinion about this? Let us know in the comments.

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Gaurav Verma

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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.
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