WATCH: When Novak Djokovic Got a Kiss from a Girl in the Stands

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January 20, 2021 9:30 pm

Seventeen-time Grand Slam holder Novak Djokovic creates a whimsical moment every once in a while. The Serbian machine likes to have some fun during matches. He’s also earned the tag ‘Djoker’ over the years, due to his antics, and it’s nice to see a player who can handle the seriousness in a match along with a light moment.

Not long ago, a video of the Serbian ace surfaced in which he got a kiss on the cheek by a girl sitting in the stands. It begins with World No. 1 player handing his used, sweaty t-shirt to one of the spectators. 

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 25: Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning match point in his men’s semifinal match against Lucas Pouille of France during day 12 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2019, in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

A fan wears Novak Djokovic’s sweaty t-shirt

The woman was seen wearing the t-shirt over her dress. Later, she even gave the eight-time Australian Open champion a kiss on his cheek. This fan must have been on top of the world after this moment, as she looked back to the crowds and celebrated. 

This incident took place in 2015 during an exhibition event in London. At that time, Novak had decided not to play a warm-up tournament ahead of Wimbledon. He later went on to win Wimbledon. 

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning set point during his Men’s Singles Semifinal match against Roger Federer of Switzerland on day eleven of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 30, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Prior to that, the Serbian star had won the Australian Open. Following that, he had lost to Stan Wawrinka during their match at Roland Garros in the final, but he did end the season winning the US Open

Coming back to 2021, Novak is currently in Adelaide in Australia. He will be headlining the ‘A Day at the Drive’ exhibition event. After this, he’ll travel to Melbourne and defend his Australian Open championship. 

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Rohan Kollare

Rohan Kollare is a tennis author at EssentiallySports and is based in Mumbai. Prior to this, he has studied Business Management before which he worked at Disney Hotstar in content operations. During his early years, Rohan used to play tennis at the state and district levels. He idolizes Roger Federer.

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