“Novak Djokovic Will Always Be Best of All Time,” Declares Father Srdjan

Published 11/13/2021, 12:56 AM EST
BELGRADE, SERBIA – NOVEMBER 15: Novak Djokovic, Serbian tennis player attends the 2017/2018 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 7 game between Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade and CSKA Moscow with his father Srdjan Djokovic at Kombank Arena on November 15, 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Marko Metlas/Euroleague Basketball via Getty Images)


World No.1 Novak Djokovic reiterated his domination in men’s tennis after lifting a record 37th Masters 1000 trophy in Paris. More than that, the Serbian ace claimed numerous historic feats throughout the 2021 season. Accordingly, he got an enormous boost in his fan following on the ATP Tour. Even so, his No.1 fan remains the same, his father, Srdjan Djokovic.

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Unsurprisingly, the father of the 20-time Grand Slam champion lauded his son on another remarkable victory. In addition to that, Srdjan hailed Novak as “the best tennis player and athlete ever!”

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Besides, the Serbian ace’s father has always openly defended him against the critics. Thus, he again took the opportunity to remind the haters of Djokovic’s success.

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Srdjan Djokovic sings praises for son Novak Djokovic

Despite losing the US Open final this year, Novak received love from the fans like never before. And now, when he claimed the Paris Masters title, his father Srdjan couldn’t hold back his emotions.

“I am as enthusiastic as the vast majority of people in the world,” Srdjan said in a statement. “The whole libertarian world is looking forward to the victory of our Novak, a boy who came from this nation. He is the best tennis player and athlete ever!”

“Remember and say it! Hailing from Serbia, the best athlete ever. That has happened now, and who knows if it will ever happen again.”

(All quotes are translated from Croatian to English via Google Translate)

Tennis – ATP Masters 1000 – Paris Masters – Accor Arena, Paris, France – November 7, 2021 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic holds the trophy and celebrates winning his final match against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Furthermore, the 34-year-old’s father took a sly dig on the words of the critics. He stated that Novak is the ultimate GOAT from Serbia and emphasized how he deserves his respect.

“Words are not enough for what Novak is doing to his family and people. We have become appreciated and respected. Serbia, praise Novak because words are no longer enough. For me, even when Novak leaves, he will always be the best of all time,” Srdjan concluded.

Tennis – ATP Masters 1000 – Paris Masters – Accor Arena, Paris, France – November 7, 2021 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his final match against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

After the triumph in Paris, Novak admitted his passion for making history. Hence, there is a long time before he puts a final stop to his illustrious tennis career.

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Which tournament will Djokovic play next in 2021?

As the top seed, Djokovic will compete in the season-ending ATP Finals 2021 in Turin. First, he will face Norwegian Casper Ruud in the round-robin format.

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Do you think Djokovic will win the ATP Finals this year?

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Purav Joshi

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Purav Joshi is a Senior Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Having a degree in Films, Television and Media Production, he guided his passion for writing and journalism into the sport of aces and rallies. With over 2 years of experience as a copywriter, Purav has authored over 1000 tennis articles.

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