“Humble Guy”: Serbian Rising Star Showers Praise On Novak Djokovic After Training With Him


Novak Djokovic

The 17 years old Serbian Player Hamad Medjedovic is still a junior in men’s singles. Also, he’s planning to switch senior tennis now. During the US Open 2020, he had a chance to hit the ball with the world number one, Novak Djokovic. 

Novak has been in talks since the French Open finals, where he lost to Rafael Nadal in a straight-set win. Novak is usually known for his humble and kind nature. Moreover, the same happened with the junior Serb player Hamad when he met Djokovic. He quickly realized how humble he is.

Medjedovic trained with Djokovic, who worked as a lesson for him, and he learned a lot from world number one. “I realized very quickly that Djokovic was a humble guy,” said Hamad Medjedovic

Novak Djokovic and Hamad Medjedovic

For Medjedovic, it was a moment he’s never going to forget. Additionally, he spoke to Sportsklub about this, explained “It means a lot to train with him because it gives you the confidence to see that you can handle the exchanges of this intensity.” 

“Before Training With Him(Djokovic), I was Nervous”: Hamad Medjedovic

He also shared his experience and how nervous he was before the training as it was his first time training with a top player like Djokovic.

“Before training with him I was nervous, but very quickly I realized that he is a normal and humble guy. He walked over to me, gave me a hug before leaving.” Medjedovic continued explaining how humble and supportive Djokovic was towards him.

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic also gave a life lesson to Medjedovic, which is very special to him, and claims that he will never forget that. 

“The training was amazing, and in the end, he said something to me that I will always remember: that whatever happens, I have to trust myself. This guides me, I will always remember it, and I will keep this idea in mind.” Hamad Medjedovic concluded. 

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