The 5 Champion Qualities of Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic has made history by winning the 2016 French open and becoming the first person since Rod Laver to hold four grand slams at the same time. This is an amazing feat. Considering that super stars like Federer, Nadal, Sampras and Agassi have not been able to do that this is beyond comprehension and a testament to the champion in Novak.
I remember watching him in the 2007 US Open Final against Federer which he lost and thought this guy has a lot of talent but does he have the heart to survive the onslaught from Federer and Nadal? Well he has proved beyond doubt what it takes to be a champion. I have expanded his name Novak with the champion qualities he displays. Here they are
–Not since Jimmy Connors have we seen a fighter like Novak. His amazing victory over Federer in a US Open Semifinal where he came back from match point down to win was nothing short of sensational. In fact Federer said after the match that he would never have hit that shot if he was match point down. Well that’s what makes Novak special. He gives his best when the chips are down which is the true hallmark of a champion.
– What I mean by this he doesn’t always have the crowd support. Remember the times in the US Open when he was booed many times but he never let that distract from his final victories. He kept a cool head and came through all criticism and the rest is history. Yes he has lost his cool at times but I think in the larger scheme of things he has maintained a calm demeanor which has helped him achieve the pinnacle in a sport where the only thing that matters is the next victory.
There you have it the 5 qualities that make Novak Djokovic the champion that he is. He is probably got some more grand slams in him and hope we see this champion for a number of years to come.
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