“Novak Djokovic is as complete as an athlete…”, says the ATP ace

There was no home win for Novak Djokovic. In the final of the Serbian Open, Andrey Rublev triumphed in three sets: after a first set at home, he had to go to the second set thanks to an immediate tie-break directed in the Serb’s direction; in the third and final act, however, no game is awarded to the world number one.

The Russian thus achieved the third title of the season, after Marseille and Dubai; while the Serb still misses out on the first trophy, having played little at the start of the year. In a final decided in two and a half hours, the moment after the awards ceremony was exciting for Djokovic.

The host found his former coach, Marian Vajda, by his side: the tournament in Belgrade was an opportunity for both to say goodbye after the separation announced in March, as the Slovenian coach said.

The Belgrade final was also the occasion to announce new changes to Djokovic’s squad. Following Vajda’s dismissal, one of the physiotherapists, Miljan Amanovic, also said that he will no longer follow the world number one in the tournament, as reported by Tennis Majors.

“Miliajn has traveled a lot, he has three children,” he said after the game. During this new announcement, questions about future personnel changes were not lacking.

Above all, he was asked if there would be new entrants, ready to replace those who left in these first months of the year. “No no… There are Goran (Ivanisevic, tennis coach), Marco (Panichi, physical trainer) and Uli (Badio, physiotherapist)”, are the words of the Serbian champion, who denied other rumors about new changes, he reported. by Tennis Seniors.

Rune’s comments on Novak Djokovic:

Holger Rune, who is currently playing the Serbian Open in Belgrade, gave his thoughts on a variety of topics in a Twitter Q&A session.

“I am thinking at the moment of Rafael Nadal because he finds that will to win in every game he plays even though he is not very young and his body has to suffer for many years on tour.

It’s impressive,” Rune said. Rune described Novak Djokovic as a complete athlete and said it was inspiring to have played against the Serb. “For me, Djokovic is such a complete athlete and tennis player, so it was very inspiring to share the court. not just with training but with a real match,” Rune said.

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