Comedian Josh Berry performed some hilarious impressions of the Big Four in a recent video, showing off his ability to capture the essence of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray while jokingly taking their personalities and traits to the extreme.
The British comedian was present at the recent Davis Cup Finals Group Stage in Manchester, where he was asked to do impressions of the four tennis stars.
He started out with an impersonation of 20-time Grand Slam champion Federer, leaning into his huge fanbase and the fact that the retired Swiss player is generally perceived as friendly and likable. The pretend Federer was responding to who he thought was the greatest player of all time.
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"Look, I'd have to say it's definitely me. You know, there are a lot of great guys who played tennis. You know, Novak and Rafa and everything, but everyone likes me more than them. And I look better than them on the court. And, you know, I think they would agree with that. Everyone says it. So I would very graciously like to say its me," he said.
Djokovic to become greatest player in the galaxy
Among his impressions of other players, Berry drew attention to Djokovic's record 24 Grand Slam titles, the latest of which he achieved at the US Open earlier this month, and the longevity of the Serb's career. When asked how long he would continue to compete, fake Djokovic said he would go on forever and become the greatest player in the universe.
"Well, my friend, I think that me slowing down, it will never happen. But no, seriously. I will never retire. I will keep playing tennis. The vegan diet means that I have the internal organs of a 14-year-old, so I will keep it there.
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"And even when the earth is so terrible because of climate changes, I will make sure that we go to the other planets and I will win tennis there and into the universe... and I will be the best player in all of the galaxy," he said.
Berry also poked fun at Murray's seemingly quiet off-court persona by pretending to be excited while keeping his voice subdued and sad-sounding. The pretend version of Andy was asked how he felt about representing his country.
"I mean, obviously, I find it incredibly exciting to do that. It's a really amazing thing to do to play for Great Britain. I mean, to be honest, right now, I'm so geed up that I don't know if I'm going to sleep for about three weeks [...] I'm so dialed into reality right now," he said.