Olga Danilovic Expresses “Great Gratitude To Novak Djokovic” After Breaking Into First Grand Slam Main Draw at Australian Open 2021


Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic

Serbia Woman Tennis Professional Olga Danilovic sent a thank you note to World No.1 Novak Djokovic after including her name for the first time in the Grand Slam main draw list.

The 19-years-old Woman from Belgrade, the daughter of former Serbian basketball player Predrag Danilovic and sports reporter Svetlana, won first her WTA singles title at the 2018 Moscow River Cup.  

While Olga has been competing in the Grand Slam tournaments qualifying matches since 2018, she broke into the prestigious event’s main draw for the first time at the Australian Open 2021.  

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“I am overjoyed that I won the placement for the main draw of the Grand Slam for the first time, especially since the previous season was difficult, uncertain, in a word chaotic because of everything that the coronavirus brought us,” Danilovic said in a recent interview.

“I Had Thanks To Novak Djokovic At The Novak Tennis Center”, says Olga Danilovic

Before participating at Melbourne major’s qualifier, World No.183 took pre-season training at the Novak Tennis centre, Belgrade, run by the 17-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic. The 33-years-old Serb also gave guidance to his countrywoman during on-court practise and gym workouts.   

Olga continued, “I believed in my work, in myself and the preparations that I had thanks to Novak Djokovic at the Novak Tennis Center together with coaches Boris Bosnjakovic, Kristijan Schneider and Vlado Radonjic.” (Quotes translated into English via Google translator).

“Great gratitude to Novak for everything he has done and is doing, and it is up to us to fight and justify all his love, commitment and everything he is doing for the betterment of all of us,” Danilovic added.

However, Novak Djokovic arrived in Adelaide, where he would be mandatorily quarantined for 14 days ahead of the Australian Open swing. Even though Down Under Major event is set to take place 8-21 February, ATP Cup will occur from 1-5 next month in Melbourne Park.   

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