World’s number one tennis star Novak Djokovic said that the future of men’s tennis was in good hands, he praised the new generation for showing courage and boldness in their hunt for Grand Slam glory.
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer have dominated the tennis sport over the past 15 years.
Novak Djokovic said in his statement that,
“It was good to see the next generation performing well,”
“It’s great for the sport that we have new Grand Slam champions,” He said after a win over Canada from 2-1 in the ATP Cup.
He further added to his statement that,
“We have new successful young players that are showing the courage and boldness, coming into the biggest stadiums in sport, willing to take on the biggest challenge in facing especially the three of us, fighting for the biggest title.
“There are a few of them that are very close. They have huge potential. Obviously, there’s still a lot of time ahead of them.”
While talking about the Australian open he said,
“Once players got over the hurdle of winning the first Slam, it got easier.”
“I know how it feels working your way up in the men’s tennis world, trying to clinch the first Grand Slam title,” he added.
“It’s climbing Mount Everest kind of experience until you do it. Then when you reach that, when you achieve such a great achievement, then, of course, there’s a huge kind of burden and monkey off your back. After that, you’re entering a new era of your career.”