“Truly From the Heart”: Novak Djokovic Reveals the Best Present He Has Received

Published 08/19/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 3 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 28, 2021. Novak Djokovic of Serbia talks to the media after winning his third round match against Alejandro Davidovich of Spain REUTERS/Mike Segar


World No.1 Novak Djokovic is currently enjoying some great form on the ATP Tour. He has won three Grand Slams this year and can make history if he succeeds at the US Open 2021. It is because of all these accomplishments that he has become a global star today and has earned quite a lot of fame.

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In a recent interview with the Raiffeisen Bank International, Novak Djokovic revealed the best presents that he has received from his fans. He talked about the big paintings that he got from the fans in China that was really mesmerizing.

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“I have received so many wonderful gifts. I received some really big paintings, several times it happened to me, someone in China hands me one, and I mean it’s something that is incredibly beautiful, unique, handmade, and that I mean I truly appreciate. But it is really hard for me to take it home, because I don’t know how to put it on plane,” said Djokovic in the interview.

Djoker highlighted that sometimes the gifts are so big that he often finds it hard to carry them to his home. However, he loves the gestures of fans and makes sure that he takes them all the presents along with him.

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Novak Djokovic discloses that he has a special place in his heart for all the handmade gifts

Nole mentioned that although he likes all the gifts, he just loves the ones that are handmade. He stated that those gifts are something that are made purely from the heart and have a special place at his home.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Tennis – Men’s Singles – Round 2 – Ariake Tennis Park – Tokyo, Japan – July 26, 2021. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his second round match against Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany REUTERS/Mike Segar

“You know, I received some presents that are incredible. I always appreciate it the most, those presents and gifts that were handmade, even if it’s a small paper or whatever it is, where a person really spends time and energy and creativity into creating something, you know, for someone else.”

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“I always thought that that’s something that is truly from the heart. And those particular presents are in a special place in my home,” concluded the 20-time Grand Slam champion.

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Even though Novak Djokovic is not playing at the Cincinnati Masters 2021, he is looking forward to make a comeback at the US Open 2021. Will he be able to accomplish his Calendar Slam in New York this year?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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