Tennis / Australia.- Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic has predicted this Sunday that Austrian Dominic Thiem “will win more than one ‘Grand Slam’ trophy” throughout his career, despite having defeated him 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3 and 6-4 in the final of the Australian Open, which served the Balkan to conquer his eighth title in that tournament.
“I would like to start by congratulating Dominic for having starred in an incredible tournament. Today’s game has been impressive and you have been very close to being able to win today. I am sure that very soon you will have more chances in your career and that you will win more than one ‘Grand Slam’ trophy, “Djokovic said after picking up his champion cup.
“I also want to address Dominic’s team and family because they are extraordinary people, always showing a lot of respect towards my team and me. I would like to thank my team. My brother is here. Thank you for coming to Australia for a quality time. fraternal and I hope you enjoyed it, “joked ‘Nole’, whose victory will make him regain the world number one ATP.
“As Dominic was saying, devastating things have happened to start 2020, with huge fires here in Australia … with conflicts in many parts of the world, people die every day,” reflected the new tenant at the top of the ranking.
“And obviously a single dead person is not the same. But she was very close, important in my life and was a mentor to me; Kobe Bryant also died with her daughter and I would simply like to say that this is a reminder to all of us that we must be together more than ever, “he said excitedly.
“Stay with our families, stay close to the people who love you and care for you,” he has waited for the crowd. Of course, in professional sports we compete and try our best, but obviously there are more important things in life. It is important to be aware and humble about everything that happens around us, “he added.
“I would like to thank all the people who have come again every day, the last two weeks, to support each tennis player in singles, in doubles, in the wheelchair tournament … And to the ballboys, who do a tremendous work, “he continued in his speech.
“There are so many people in the organization that we don’t have all night to thank everyone. But you place this impressive tournament in a high standard for all other tournaments around the world. Without a doubt, this is my favorite track and my favorite stadium in the world, “admitted the brand-new eighth champion in Melbourne.