Ahead of the US Open Final, NFL GOAT Tom Brady Self-Delivers a ‘Special Message’ to Tennis Icon Novak Djokovic

Published 09/09/2023, 5:30 AM EDT

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Everything seems like a dreamland when two sports sensations collide with each other. NFL has spotlighted some of the best cross-sports buddies who are different by sports genre but united by athletic spirit. The classic instance when Aaron Rodgers was left flabbergasted by Ben Shelton’s 149mph serves, seems to have been recreated by another athlete, but for the Tennis legend.

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The 7X- Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady, who recently made headlines with his new apparel venture, was spotted with tennis legend Novak Djokovic, who has made a terrific entry into the US Open final. The sweet yet inspiring moment took place when 2X MVP shared an extremely warm to motivate an all-time record 23 Grand Slam-winner’s fighting spirit. Interestingly, the tennis icon shares the same sentiment for Brady.

Tom Brady’s words are all about greatness!

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Tom Brady is not just an NFL legend, known for most touchdown passes, similar to Peyton Manning; he is a fitness fanatic, a businessman, a dad, and most importantly, a motivator, who knows how to inspire others. His recent encounter with a tennis sensation backed this statement. TB12 was with Novak, known for holding a record of all four Grand Slam Tournaments, and TB12 was encouraging him before e the US Open storms began.

In a recent Instagram video shared by the US Open, Tom Brady was spotted with his kids in the US Open finale. He went there to attend the final. The caption of the clip says,” Greatness at the US Open,” hinting at a welcoming gesture to the Tb12.

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Another part of the video showed a sweet conversation between Tom Brady and Novak Djokovic. The two legends were having a conversation about the US finale. During the discussion, Tom Brady introduces his kids to the tennis star. As the conversation goes on, Brady encourages by saying, “Keep kicking a** like always.” and he also says he is hoping to see a night match.

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Novak Djokovik’s thrilling straight-sets win over Ben Shelton on Arthur Ashe gets him an unsurprising spot in the 10th US Open Finals. As for Brady’s gesture, the moment comes as a feast for fans from both sides. However, it is not the first time such an event happened. Aaron Rodgers shared a similar sentiment, just the other way around.

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Rodger was left stunned by Ben Shelton!

During a recent visit to the US champion,  Jets’ star, A-Rod was mesmerized by the incredible spirit of a newbie tennis player named Ben Shelton. Shelton, who has just started his career, is already making waves in the tennis world much like Novak Djokovic. His recent shot, which featured the 149MPH, had the entire stadium roaring with excitement, and even Roger couldn’t help but clap for this up-and-coming athlete, as evidenced by his expression. This visit from A-Rod was just what the US champion needed to lift his mood before the start of the NFL season.

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These two instances are just one of the many displays of the warmth athletes hold towards each other despite different sports. What do you think about Djokovic’s recent win?

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Gargi Sengupta is a writer at EssentiallySports. She comes equipped with an expertise in finance and marketing, but her passion lies with writing. Her passion for football comes from the days spent with her father bonding over a game and a hot cup of tea.
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