Novak Djokovic’s Kind Gesture Put a Smile on Tennis Fans at Adelaide Exhibition




Recently, Serbian star Novak Djokovic played an exhibition in Adelaide called a ‘Day at the drive’. Initially, he withdrew from the event as he was suffering from a niggle on his right-hand. However, his will to play brought him onto the court to play one set against Jannik Sinner.

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After the exhibition, the World No. 1 decided to fulfill the dreams of his younger fans. He invited them onto the court to rally a couple of balls with him and he also took some pictures with them at the end. Here are some of those pictures where you can see all of them with smiles on their faces.

Tennis – A Day at the Drive Exhibition – Memorial Drive Tennis Club, Adelaide, Australia – January 29, 2021 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during his first match against Italy’s Jannik Sinner at A Day at The Drive REUTERS/Morgan Sette

Novak Djokovic Looking Good Ahead Of Major Events

Even though he was not at his best physically, Novak played exceptionally well in Adelaide. He won his set 6-3 against Sinner which is not easy as the Italian has been in great form. This is certainly a positive sign for the Serb especially since 2 big events are on the horizon.

The first event is the ATP Cup which begins on the 1st of February. This is a team event and Djokovic-led Serbia are the defending champions! They are surely looking to triumph there again even though it has been reduced to a 4-day event in 2021.

After this, Novak will be playing the most important tournament of his career – the Australian Open. He has won it a record 8 times and he has also never lost a final there.

He is looking to extend his record at the Melbourne Slam this year but it’s not going to be easy. The NextGen of tennis could pose a huge threat to the Serb and he will have to prepare to face their challenge. Good luck Nole!

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