‘Novak Djokovic is a fighter on the court and a gentleman off it,’ says Mischa Zverev


Novak Djokovic is a ‘legend’ who’s heading in the right direction to win all 4 Slams this yr in accordance with Mischa Zverev after his Roland Garros win. 

Djokovic got here again from two units right down to win his second French Open on Sunday, and in doing so grew to become the primary man within the Open Period to win a couple of title in any respect 4 Slams.

It now places him only one behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal within the Grand Slam race with 19 main titles and Zverev believes he’s heading in the right direction to win extra,  probably even this yr.

“He [Novak] is a legend, and he’s on the best way to profitable all 4 in the identical yr,” Zverev informed Eurosport.

“I don’t know if it’s going to occur however his achievement is unimaginable, particularly the best way he received immediately, two units to like down and being outplayed by a a lot youthful Stefanos Tsitsipas.

“To return again and outlast him, be stronger mentally and bodily, it was unimaginable.”

Zverev, who’s an lively participant on the ATP Tour and brother of world quantity six Alexander Zverev, says he thinks Djokovic is as centered as ever on court docket, however very a lot calm and picked up off it.

“I used to be Novak after they had been getting ready the trophy ceremony and he appeared like was preparing for Wimbledon. He was so centered.

“I believe in his thoughts already he was eager about who he was going to play at Wimbledon, how am I going play, I have to prepare with my preparation and restoration – he’s a machine.

“It’s good to see Novak is usually a actual fighter on the court docket, however a gentleman off the court docket,” Zverev mentioned of Djokovic.

“He thinks issues although – he by no means feels rushed on the court docket, he by no means feels rushed off the court docket, he’s simply in a frame of mind the place he’s at peace with himself. I’m speechless as a result of his efficiency was unimaginable.”


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