Undoubtedly Novak Djokovic is one of the best players in the history of tennis. However, behind every figure in world sport, there is a team work in which everyone contributes. In the case of the Serbian, a fundamental piece for him is an Argentine.
Is about Ulises Badio, physiotherapist number one in the world. The Santa Fe has been part of the Nole environment since 2017, was the one returned the 17-time Grand Slam trophy winner to the circuit after a very difficult injury that season. After his recovery, Djokovic was able to be crowned champion in the Wimbledon and US Open of 2017, making Badio a key tool in their day to day.
Bachelor of Kinesiology and Physiotherapy, the Argentinian emigrated at age 22 to complete their training in Italy and, after a brief visit to the Spanish football, ended up being part of the Serbian team, with whom he practices techniques such as moxibustion, a mix between acupuncture and Chinese medicine that helps boost energy and relax muscles, or the use of traditional Chinese medicines and herbs, which is all part of Djokovic’s great success.
In a difficult week after the injury that complicated him in the games against Fritz and Raonic, Djokovic was in great form against Zverev. When the game ended and he was consulted, the world No. 1 marked: “The magic hands of my physio”.