Novak Djokovic was consecrated at the Australian Open for the ninth time in his career by defeating in the grand final Daniil Medvedev by 7-5, 6-2 and 6-2. At the press conference after the match, the world number one left several interesting titles.
First, Djokovic He spoke about whether it was the hardest Grand Slam to conquer: “Everyone is different. It’s hard to compare. But it was definitely one of the most emotionally challenging Grand Slams I’ve ever had with everything that was going on., injuries, things off the court, quarantines. It has been, at least, a roller coaster in the last four weeks, “he said.
Besides, andThe Serbian referred to the large amount of criticism he suffered in recent days for the injury he had in the duel against Fritz, and clarified what happened to him: “It is a muscle strain. Everyone has the right to have their own opinion, and everyone has the freedom and the right to say what they want, to criticize others. I felt like it was a bit unfair at times. But hey, it’s not the first or the last time, “he said.
At the same time, Nole was also hurt by the criticism he received: “Of course it hurts. I am a human being like you, like any other person. I have emotions. I don’t enjoy when someone attacks me openly in the media and things like that, “he said.
About the Big 3 and the competition with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, Djokovic He opined: “The three gentlemen of tennis. Roger and Rafa inspire me. That’s something I’ve said before. I will say it again. I think that as long as they go, I’ll go. I think in a way it’s like a career of who plays more tennis and who wins more. It is a competition between us in all areas. But I think that’s the reason why we are who we are, because we lead each other, we motivate ourselves, we push ourselves to the limit, “he said.
Finally, the world number one spoke about his future on the circuit: “I’m going to focus all my attention on the slams mainly. My goals will adapt and change a bit, which means that I will also have to adjust my calendar, I don’t have to, but I will have the opportunity to do what, as a father and a husband, I am looking forward to, “he closed.