“Know My Ole Pal”: How Serena Williams’ Daughter Olympia Reacted After Meeting Novak Djokovic

Published 10/25/2021, 4:30 PM EDT
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 15: Serena Williams of the USA reacts as Novak Djokovic of Serbia speaks during the 2016 Australian Open official draw at Melbourne Park on January 15, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)


Serena Williams and her daughter Olympia share a really special and cute bond. The mother-daughter pair is one of the most popular pairs in the sports fraternity and thus, fans also love to watch both of them together. Interestingly, the 23-time Grand Slam champion even has a habit of sharing Olympia’s day-to-day activities on her social media handles.

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Be it Rafael Nadal or Caroline Wozniacki, Olympia has met almost everyone on the tour. Thus, even the other players love to enjoy the company of the 4-year-old.

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When Serena Williams’ daughter met Novak Djokovic

Recently, Olympia’s Twitter account posted a beautiful picture of herself. Interestingly, even the 4-year-old has a verified Twitter account and it is either Serena or Alexis who runs that.

In the post, one can see cute little Olympia smiling in the lap of World No.1 Novak Djokovic. Intriguingly, it was the first time when Serena’s daughter met the Serbian legend.

“That time I met Novak Djokovic. You know my ole pal,” wrote Olympia in the tweet.

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Djokovic called Olympia as the future champion after their meeting

The meeting took place in May 2018 when Olympia was just 9-months old. She really impressed the 20-time Grand Slam champion and he wrote a special message for her on Twitter. He called her a future champion and even hailed Serena as a strong and fearless athlete.

Sep 2, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after recording match point against Tallon Griekspoor of Netherlands in a second round match on day four of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

“Future champion!! Welcome back to your strong and fearless mom, Serena,” tweeted Djokovic.

Serena Williams’ comeback date is uncertain as of now. However, fans still back her and believe that she she will make an incredible return to the court really soon. Will the tennis queen be able to lift her 24th Grand Slam title before bidding goodbye to the sport?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 1000 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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