Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams’ Husband, and Tennis Community Send Heartwarming Thanksgiving Greetings

Published 11/26/2021, 1:33 AM EST
Sep 12, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia speaks to the crowd during the trophy presentation ceremony after his match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia (not pictured) in the men’s singles final on day fourteen of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports


On the special occasion of Thanksgiving, the tennis community extended their wishes to all those celebrating. Novak Djokovic, The Rafa Nadal Academy, and Caroline Wozniacki were among the stars that wished followers on ‘Turkey Day’ through their social media handles.

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After the conclusion of the Tour season (although the Davis Cup is currently ongoing), many stars posted pictures with their loved ones to highlight exactly what they’re grateful for.

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Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal Academy wished Thanksgiving

The 20-time Grand Slam champion, Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal Academy sent their best wishes to their fans on the day of Thanksgiving. Djokovic took to Twitter and wrote, Grateful for my US #NoleFam. Happy Thanksgiving!”

Moreover, the Spaniard’s academy is also happy to celebrate Thanksgiving as they posted a picture of Nadal on Instagram with a caption, “It’s a day full of celebrations‼️ Happy Thanksgiving day! And today what are you thankful for???”

Ana Ivanovic, Caroline Wozniacki, and other members of the tennis community convey their wishes

Aside from Nadal’s academy and Djokovic, renowned players like Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka, Ana Ivanovic, and Jennifer Brady Rennae Stubbs wished their followers. Even Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian wished through his Instagram.

Former World No. 1, Caroline Wozniacki shared an adorable picture with her family, and wrote, “Feeling very grateful and blessed! Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours”. 

In addition, Serena Williams‘ husband, Alexis Ohanian, also posted a funny-looking picture as he wrote, “Only had one nap today. If you’re in the US, I hope you and yours had a Happy Thanksgiving. I’m trying to be grateful for everything every day, but this is a big year for gratitude.”

Here are other wishes from tennis stars, including the former Serbian professional, Ana Ivanovic, who posted a picture with her husband and former footballer, Bastian Schweinsteiger.

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It seems like the tennis community is enjoying their quality time with friends and family on a special day, as they poured out wishes.

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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