World-renowned tennis player Novak Djokovic recently opened up about his relationship with fellow tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, revealing that the reason he isn’t friends with them is because he feels he has seen more of them than his own parents.
In an interview with the media, the Serbian athlete explained that the intense rivalry and competition between them has prevented the development of close friendships. Djokovic stated, “I have spent so much time competing against them on the court that I feel like I have seen more of them than my own parents. It’s hard to build a friendship when you are constantly battling for titles and victories.”
The 34-year-old also expressed his hope for reconciliation with Federer and Nadal following his retirement from professional tennis. Djokovic said, “I hope that once our playing careers are over, we can sit down and have a friendly conversation. We have shared so many memorable moments on the tour, and I have the utmost respect for both of them.”
Djokovic, who is currently ranked as the world’s number one men’s singles tennis player, has been a dominant force in the sport for over a decade, competing against Federer and Nadal in numerous high-stakes matches. Despite their fierce competition, Djokovic expressed his desire to develop a deeper relationship with his longtime rivals outside of the tennis court.
Fans of the sport are eager to see whether this candid revelation from Djokovic will lead to a newfound bond between the trio of tennis greats in the future. With Djokovic hinting at a possible reconciliation once their playing careers come to an end, the tennis world may witness a heartwarming reunion between three of the sport’s most iconic figures.