A younger boy obtained a memento of a lifetime as Novak Djokovic gifted his French Open ultimate profitable racket to him after his match towards Stefanos Tsitsipas.
World No 1 Djokovic got here from two units to like right down to beat Tsitsipas and safe his nineteenth Grand Slam title and second Profession Grand Slam.
Nevertheless, as a substitute of packing his match-winning racket away in his bag, the Serbian handed it as a present to a younger boy who was “in his ear the complete match”.
Novak giving the child a hug and his racket was simply the cutest thingggggg pic.twitter.com/DgCnYW1HTU
— Tanis (@Tanis95) June 13, 2021
Throughout the post-match press convention the tennis nice revealed why he gave the racket to the boy.
“Nicely, I don’t know the boy, however he was in my ear the complete match, particularly once I was two units to like down, he was encouraging me,” he mentioned.
“He was really giving me ways as effectively. He was like ‘maintain your serve, get a simple first ball after which dictate, go to his backhand’. He was teaching me, actually.
“I discovered that very cute and really good. So I felt like to present the racket to the most effective individual [and that] was him after the match. That was type of my gratitude for him for sticking with me and supporting me.”
A present to a fantastic supporter 😄#RolandGarros | @DjokerNole pic.twitter.com/F04a5UDNQr
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 13, 2021
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