"I am either going to be in the semis or I am going to be on vacation": Andy Roddick thought Novak Djokovic saw ATP Finals scenario as win-win

Former world number one America’s Andy Roddick believes that Serbia’s legendary tennis star Novak Djokovic saw the ATP Finals scenario as a win-win.

The 36-year-old is currently taking part in the competition in Turin where he has already booked his place in the semifinal of the competition after winning two out of three group matches against Denmark’s Holger Rune and Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz.

Djokovic recently made a comment that is not worried about the results of the competition, largely because that is not in his hand. Roddick, was recently quoted in a report where he suggested that the world number one saw the tournament scenario as a win-win.

"Yeah I don't think Novak [Djokovic] meant that he didn't care about the result from the match, I think he meant like, 'It's out of my hands'. Right?,” he said. “Like, 'I did what I had to do. I came out, I had to win a match to give myself a chance, so you know, I am either going to be in the semis or I am going to be on vacation'. Both are pretty good scenarios for the go.

"He just wants to get in some match play, go through this month of being intense before shutting it down or getting into a training block, before Australia. Yeah listen you can be a little calmer about the outcome when you have won this tournament as many times as you [Djokovic] have. And also listen, the larger goal might have been to wrap up the year at No. 1 for Novak which he did with his first round win over [Holger] Rune.

"So, lots of things going through the paces, none of which are going to shock or surprise or jolt the system of Novak anymore than anything he's felt before. So, he is going to be pumped to be in the semis but my read of that post-match interview was just that, 'Listen I did my job, let the chips fall where they might'.”

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