Novak Djokovic is a ‘GREAT HERO’ claims Jiri Lehecka singing praise of the Serb’s exemplary career

Nole is currently one of the oldest players on tour.


Novak Djokovic is a ‘GREAT HERO’ claims Jiri Lehecka singing praise of the Serb’s exemplary career

Novak Djokovic and Jiri Lehecka (Via TOI)

22-year-old Jiri Lehecka is currently one of the up-and-coming players from the Czech Republic. In a recent interview, he spoke about his hero Novak Djokovic, and how everyone can learn from the Serbian great. 

Novak Djokovic has inspired many throughout his career and continues to do so. From his on-court work to the foundations he created, Djokovic finds new ways to inspire people who in turn shower him with a lot of love. Lehecka is one of those players who have idolized the Serbian great and take him as an example. 

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Novak is the best. He has proven again that his 36 is the new 26, his results are extraordinary, incredible. He is a great hero for me in almost everything he does, also for the rest of the tennis players, we can have him as an example, we can learn from him.
Jiri Lehecka in the pre-tournament press conference of the Davis Cup last month

Over the past decade, Djokovic has won numerous tournaments and it is due to his physical shape. The kind of form the Serbian is in right now, he can push his body through selective tournaments that are important.

At the age of 36, Djokovic possesses the physical ability of a 26-year-old, and results are flowing like he is in his prime. He is currently one of the oldest players on tour but is still way ahead of the youngsters who are struggling to match his level. 

Serbian Hamad Medjedovic aims to follow in the footsteps of his countrymate Novak Djokovic

Serbia, the land known for its art and architecture also produces many talented youngsters to represent their country in their respective sports. In tennis, the beautiful country has given players like Novak Djokovic, Viktor Troicki, and many others to shine. There are also a few young players like Hamad Medjedovic who take inspiration from their seniors and follow in their footsteps to success.

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Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic (via NBC)

Medjedovic recalls getting motivated from watching Djokovic play and that gave him a lot of self-belief to play for his country one day. From watching Djokovic play to playing alongside him, Medjedovic has manifested his dreams and now it slowly rising the table like his idol.

Novak Djokovic has been helping me financially. Giving me whatever I need for my career. He covered it all. He just helped me out when I needed it and is still helping me out in all types of ways. I'm glad he’s there for me.
Medjedovic on Sportal

Now, Djokovic is finished for the year. While many will witness him in an upcoming exhibition match, the Serbian will officially play from the start of 2024. 

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