WATCH: Fans Overjoyed as Novak Djokovic Joins Them in ‘Merci Bercy’ Celebration at Paris Masters 2021

Published 11/09/2021, 9:52 PM EST
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


Serbian World No.1 Novak Djokovic clinched another incredible milestone, winning the Rolex Paris Masters 1000 for a record-extending seventh time. Along with that, he also reserved 2021’s year-end World No.1 spot for a record-breaking sixth time. Naturally, such accomplishments called for a celebration like never seen before.

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What’s more interesting, Djokovic joined a group of fans, wore the iconic French hat, and sang ‘Merci Bercy’ in celebration. In the end, they all did a group hug as the fans chanted ‘Nole’ for the Serbian ace. Indeed, a one-of-a-kind victory celebration for the 20-time Grand Slam champion.

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Novak Djokovic celebrates Rolex Paris Masters 2021 victory with fans

For the third time in 2021, Djokovic had met World No.2, Daniil Medvedev, in a tournament final. Consequently, he defeated the Russian star 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 to lift the Paris trophy.

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

Following this, the Serbian ace engaged in a unique after-match celebration with his fans. Remarkably, Djokovic sang and danced in triumph and seemed to complete the fans’ boy band.

Moreover, We are Tennis France uploaded the video of the 34-year-old performing in pure joy. The four even pulled off the trademark ‘Nole’ celebration at the end.

Notably, Djokovic got what he came for in Bercy, Paris. Now, he will look forward to writing some more history in Turin at the ATP Finals 2021.

Interestingly, the Serbian ace had the most season-ending titles (4) in the London edition. Thus, he will aim to write a similar story in Turin, Italy.

However, joining him in the year-ending finale is a group of young and talented tennis professionals. Hence, Djokovic will need his A-game to earn his record-equalling sixth ATP Finals trophy.

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Djokovic eyes for ATP Finals and Davis Cup

Fascinatingly, Djokovic made a winning comeback after his US Open 2021 final loss in Paris. Besides, he has plans to do the same in the ATP Finals and the Davis Cup.

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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

Additionally, the 34-year-old even competed in doubles in Paris to prepare for the Davis Cup. Only time will tell whether the preparations will bear fruit or not.

Above all, Djokovic has returned to the ATP Tour and is chasing history with all his might. Let’s see what’s left in the stock for the legend to win in 2021.

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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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