We don’t know if he has the makings of his colleague Rafa Nadal but certainly Novak Djokovic has the same passion for sport.
Novak Djokovic, golf
The 34-year-old Serbian, in Rome for the Tennis Internationals, took a break from racket and smash to immerse himself in the greenery of the Parco di Roma Golf Club. A couple of hours in the countryside, away from thoughts and competitive stress. Novak Djokovic allowed himself to be immortalized only by the men of the Park of Rome. The shots were published on the club’s Facebook page and now around the Net.
In recent days, another sports number one, sprinter Marcell Jacobs, had turned to golf. The blue had chosen another Capitoline club to approach the game of golf.
Novak Đoković is a Serbian tennis player, number 1 in the ATP ranking. By virtue of his records, his titles and his effective playing style on every surface, he is considered one of the best tennis players of all time With 31 finals played and 20 triumphs in the Grand Slam trials he is the second most successful tennis player in the history of the Majors, tied with Roger Federer and behind Rafael Nadal, having won nine Australian Open (records), six Wimbledon, three US Open and two Roland Garros. He is the only player of the Open era, together with Rod Laver, to have won consecutively – even if not in the same calendar year – all four Grand Slam events, the only one to achieve the feat on three different surfaces. He is one of four players to have won all majors at least twice along with Roy Emerson, Rod Laver and Rafael Nadal.
He is the tennis player who has spent the most weeks as number 1 in the world in tennis history (369), of which 122 in a row, as well as the only one to have won the nine at least once in his career Masters 1000 tournaments (in his case twice), a result that, starting from 2009, the ATP calls Career Golden Masters. In the aforementioned tournaments he has a record of 11 consecutive finals, from Paris 2014 to Miami 2016 (with 9 wins).
He has triumphed on five occasions (including four consecutive, absolute record) at the year-end Masters. His palmarès also includes a bronze medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, a Davis Cup and an ATP Cup with the Serbian national team, a Laver Cup, 37 Masters 1000 tournaments (absolute record), 14 ATP 500 tournaments and 10 tournaments. ATP 250.