Djokovic remains motivated by Nadal rivalry: "It does keep me going, of course"

Novak Djokovic still finds inspiration in the rivalry with Rafael Nadal as the Spaniard still officially has one more grand slam than the Serbian.

Djokovic trails Nadal by one grand slam in the total standings but it's widely expected he ties it up in the next few days. Both of them are still playing so the rivalry is still going strong. Djokovic also find inspiration in Nadal and motivation which he confirmed after his most recent exploit at the Australian Open:

“It does keep me going, of course. I'm trying to balance things out between the professional goals that I have and it's always high school for me, you know, trying to reach another title. I have had plenty of success in Australia, so that obviously feeds on my motivation and inspiration always to perform at my best, knowing if I've done so well in the past."

He added:

"And also, kind of a private mission of why I keep on playing tennis, which is personal, which is joy and love for the sport and passion really with my family, my closest people in my life… and hopefully sharing [those] good vibes with people watching me play.”

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