Novak Djokovic’s wife, Jelena, has sent a message on the networks congratulating Rafael Nadal on his victory against her husband, Novak Djokovic, current world number one, in the final of Roland Garros.
“Love and respect for the wonderful Nadal family. What an incredible feat! Congratulations to the Nadal family, their team and all the fans.”, has written the director of the Novak Djokovic Foundation.
Her next message was to her husband: “We support you, love. Very, very proud of you. Always with you, we will overcome it,” she wrote on Twitter, in English and Serbian, along with a photo of both tennis players taken from the stands.
The triumph of Nadal, who managed to win his thirteenth Roland Garros and twentieth Grand Slam title. Equaling Roger Federer’s record at the Paris tournament, he was praised by numerous athletes, including Federer himself and Djokovic.
The Serbian, number one in the world, assured about Nadal that he is “the king of the clay”, something that, he said, “suffered” in his own flesh.
This Monday, the Serbian press described Djokovic’s defeat as “the most serious” of his career.