TENNIS

Djokovic is puzzled: Nadal is still here, isn’t he?

Novak Djokovic, Six Sports

Tennis star from Serbia Novak Djokovic noted that Rafael Nadal continues to be his main rival.

Following the conclusion of the Laver Cup, in which Roger Federer announced his retirement from tennis, Djokovic answered various questions.

One came from a Spanish journalist who had a rather bizarre conclusion.

One came from a Spanish reporter who arrived to an odd conclusion.

He questioned whether Carlos Alcaraz might now be his competition for the Serbian player.

the US Open champion and top-ranked tennis player in the world,

Novak had to inform Rafael Nadal that he is still a contender.

“Well… Nadal is still there, isn’t he?! Obviously, it’s still Rafa. As long as he plays, he’s my biggest rival,”

remarked a puzzled Djokovic.

Throughout his career, the Serbian tennis player has repeatedly highlighted that Nadal is his greatest competitor.

even if Federer had also been a finalist.

Despite losing on the final day, Novak left the tournament with a positive impression.

“I think it’s been an emotional several days, because we felt a great energy of Roger’s farewell. He’s one of the founders of the Laver Cup, so I think it was a fantastic way to say goodbye to tennis. This is a unique competition, we have fun together off the court. I am very happy to have been a part of Team Europe. We lost unfortunately, but I think this was a fantastic week that I will carry with me for a long time.”

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