Novak Djokovic, all-time tennis great is famous for his defensive play skills in the men’s tennis world. Serbian’s great pace and precision shots brought numerous victories and titles in his career. For these reasons, He has received many compliments from several renowned people all around the world. Right now, Brit sports legend has added one more stone on his crown.
English Snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan is admiring World No.01 Novak Djokovic as a perfect example and idol to follow for winning the biggest tournaments.
Moreover, The 44-year-old O’Sullivan is considered as the most talented player who bagged five-world championship titles. Additionally, He shared his fanboy moment with Djokovic during an interview with Eurosport.
“He’s there from start to finish and his form doesn’t dip much”- Ronnie O’Sullivan
Currently, the British snooker is chasing his sixth world title this week. It is evident from his words that he has found inspiration from tennis world number one. He said to Eurosport “I probably need to be like Novak Djokovic”. He added further “He’s double solid, he does everything very well and he’s not going to give you anything.”
A five-times world champion hailed Novak Djokovic. He also said, “He’s not the most flamboyant, he’s not going to give you the Roger Federer brilliance or the Rafael Nadal forehand but he’s there from start to finish and his form doesn’t dip much”. He concluded, “I’ve always said to win in Sheffield you have to have that steady-state type of game.”
In addition to this, The interesting fact that O’Sullivan also wanted to be like Roger Federer to try and enjoy matches more as he gets older. The snooker legend is drawing more inspiration from tennis legends and preparing himself to adopt the mindset to play his world snooker matches.
Moreover, Novak Djokovic confirmed his participation in Cincinnati Master and upcoming Major tournament In New York. Notably, US Open 2020 is scheduled to take place from 31st this month at the Flushing Meadows.