21-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic burst into laughter after being asked what’s the one tournament he would like to win. Djokovic, 35, has won every Grand Slam and Masters tournament at least twice throughout his career.
Also, Djokovic has six titles at the ATP Finals. “I’ve done it all, sorry. Very humble (laughter),” Djokovic responded.
Just champion things ð@DjokerNole | @AustralianOpen | #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/uQAprxu1BM — ATP Tour (@atptour) January 17, 2023
Djokovic’s wife, Jelena, also had a good laugh watching her husband’s reaction to the question.
ð¤£ð¤£ð¤£ð¤ https://t.co/xbMadB196u — Jelena Djokovic (@jelenadjokovic) January 17, 2023
Djokovic off to a strong start at the Australian Open
Meanwhile, Djokovic has made a great start to his Australian Open campaign.
On Tuesday, Djokovic saw off 75th-ranked Roberto Carballes Baena 6-3 6-4 6-0 to progress into round two at the Australian Open. Djokovic missed out on a break point in the fourth game, but also saved three consecutive break points sixth game.
After saving three break points, Djokovic earned the first break of the match in the sixth game and then held on to his serve the rest of the set to win the opener. In the second set, Djokovic collected the first break in the seventh game before serving out for the set in the 10th game.
Up by two sets, Djokovic dominated the third set as he bageled Carballes Baena to complete a straight-set win in style. After the match, Djokovic took a moment to acknowledge the great atmosphere. Also, Djokovic noted that Rod Laver Arena is his most important special court.
“Unbelievable atmosphere. Thank you for giving me such a welcoming reception I could only dream of. I really feel very happy that I’m back in Australia and back here on the court where I’ve had the biggest success in my career.
Definitely this court is the most special in my life, and I couldn’t ask for a better start to the tournament,” Djokovic said after the match, per the Australian Open website. In the second round, Djokovic plays the winner of the match between Enzo Couacaud and Hugo Dellien.
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