‘Between Roger Federer, Nadal and Djokovic, it’s…’, says Novak’s father

Novak Djokovic did not like the allegations about the physical problems accused at the Australian Open. Who still managed to win for the umpteenth time by crashing Daniil Medveded in the final. “There will always be someone ready to doubt everything I say and do – underlined the Serbian champion -: I just have to accept the fact that I can’t please everyone. Of course this can’t make me happy, but I also know that everyone has the right to express their opinion. I suffered a tear in the oblique abdominal: I cannot change people’s thinking but I can say that some things sadden me.” Novak Djokovic’s father Srdjan Djokovic recently took a swipe at Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal while speaking in glowing terms about his son’s nature.

Novak Djokovic’s father on Federer and Nadal

Speaking to Kurir, Novak Djokovic’s father pointed out that his son always provides a helping hand to his colleagues, even though Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal seldom throw their weight behind him. “Novak always helps them (his peers), and without the support from the (rest of the) Big 3,” Srdjan said. “Between the three Big 3 players, it’s him against the other two.” According to the 60-year-old, Novak Djokovic never champions causes that would benefit himself but instead strives to ensure that the less-privileged players get a share of the pie. “It is a hand-to-hand fight between himself and everyone else on the other side,” Novak Djokovic’s father continued. “And he is not fighting for himself and his interests, but for tennis players who can barely make ends meet.” World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will be part of the Miami Open 2021. Along with the recently crowned Australian Open champion, superstars such as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will feature at this event. Since organizers have postponed the Indian Wells, the Miami Open will be the first Masters 1000 tournament of the new season. In the previous season, the ‘sunshine double’ (Indian Wells and Miami Open) was canceled in wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Prior to that, the event was held successfully in 2019, where Roger Federer was crowned champion in the men’s category and the World No.1 Ashleigh Barty had won the women’s event. Another noteworthy statistic of this tournament is that Djokovic was the youngest player to win this event as a 19-year-old teenager in 2007. On the other hand, Federer is the oldest player to win this event as a 37-year-old in 2019. 

The Big 3 are considered the top tier of men’s tennis

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