It has also taken Djoker to 18 Grand Slam titles, and he is now just 2 majors behind rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Apart from his fans, tennis experts are also praising Djokovic for his spectacular performance.
Twitter reacts to Novak Djokovic winning the Australian Open 2021 title
Australian tennis legend and 11-time Grand Slam winner Rod Laver praised the Serbian legend for his exceptional performance.
“Brilliant work on another Australian title Novak Djokovic, under so much pressure in such difficult times. You continue to show the world what a great champion you are.
“There was no doubt in your mind tonight. There was no doubt in your mind tonight – Daniil felt the full force of your will. Sublime 9!”wrote Laver on his Twitter.
Brilliant work on another Australian title @DjokerNole , under so much pressure in such difficult times. You continue to show the world what a great champion you are. There was no doubt in your mind tonight – Daniil felt the full force of your will. Sublime 9! 🚀
His opponent and Australian Open 2021 runner-up Daniil Medvedev also appreciated Djokovic and posted a picture with him on Twitter. He even wrote that he was proud of the way he played and will try to improve his game next year.
“Not the match I wanted. All respect to Novak Djokovic. Proud of my Aussie summer and can’t wait to be back next year,”tweeted Medvedev.
Djoker’s wife Jelena Djokovic was also quite happy for her husband. She also expressed her happiness on Twitter.
“This man!!! So proud of you amore!!” tweeted an energetic Jelena.
Djokovic certainly deserves all the applause as he played brilliantly at the Australian Open 2021. He’ll like to carry this momentum forward and will hope to play like this in future tournaments as well.
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