Novak Djokovic may not have won this year’s US Open but he was still full of appreciation for Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem who contested the final.

Djokovic took to social media following the match and said that their performance was inspiring; as well as thanking them for such a good match.

“This is what sport is all about. Respect, appreciation and friendship. Regardless of the rivalry these two guys have and the amazing battle they had yesterday, they still showed big heart and inspired many tennis players,” said Djokovic on Facebook.

“Thank you both Domi and Sasha for standing strong for your character values and seeing always what matters the most – love and respect for each other. Congratulations to both of you for great achievement and fantastic match you gave to the tennis world.”

This is what sport is all about. Respect, appreciation and friendship. Regardless of the rivalry these two guys have and…

Posted by Novak Djokovic on Monday, 14 September 2020

Tags: , , ,

Author: Samuel Gill