WATCH: When Novak Djokovic Displayed Insane Racquet Skills During Practice

Published 03/11/2020, 1:01 PM EDT


There are different reasons for which people love Novak Djokovic. While some love him for his unrealistically consistent performances, others admire the humility with which he carries himself.

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However, one thing that everyone loves the Serbian star for is his pure skill with the racquet in hand. He is a once in a lifetime athlete who becomes an artist as soon as he steps on the court. When you look at him playing, you know this is someone for whom tennis is so much more than just a sport.

Well, if you had stopped loving Novak, ATP Tour released a video via their official Twitter account, that will make you fall in love with him all over again. While he isn’t really displaying his precise backhand or immaculate serve, we can see him pulling off some cool tricks that make for a good showcase. Check this out.

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What is Novak Djokovic doing in the video? 

Novak is seen performing the classic balance act with the ball. Except, he has the tool of his choice to aid him in this pursuit. Of course, we are talking about his tennis racquet. However, the catch is that he has to do it without the ball touching the strings of his racquet.

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Which means that he has to only use the beam, the butt and occasionally his legs to keep the ball in the air. The Serb does it for ten seconds in spectacular fashion. Well, no matter how good you are in tennis, doing that is a really difficult job and really gives a look into Novak’s skills.

As soon as Novak ends the truck, he indicates that he is waiting for the applause, before retreating in laughter.

Talking about work, Novak was scheduled to participate in the Indian Wells Masters. However, the event got cancelled due to the Coronavirus threat. This means that Novak will have to wait for some more time before defending his twenty-one match winning streak.

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Aryan Sharma is a WWE and Tennis author and editor at EssentiallySports. Being a journalism graduate from Delhi University, he combines his love for creating content with an astute knowledge of almost three eras of professional wrestling. He's also a Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova fan and likes to write on the social impact of these two legends beyond their achievements on the tennis court.

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