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Tennis: Novak Djokovic interrupts the interview because Gregor Dimitru is crying

Tennis: Novak Djokovic interrupts the interview because Gregor Dimitru is crying


When his opponent burst into tears, Djokovic stopped the interview

After his Paris-Bercy win, Novak Djokovic gives you a goosebumps moment as he consoles Grigor Dimitrov after his defeat in the final.


Gregor Dimitru had no chance against Novak Djokovic.

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  • Novak Djokovic is still on the road to success.

  • In Paris-Bercy, the Serbian tennis star won the tournament for the seventh time.

  • Djokovic shows great level in the on-court interview.

Pure emotions in Paris Bercy! Grigor Dimitrov (ATP 14) expressed his feelings after the defeat (4:6, 3:6) in the Masters 1000 final vs. Novak Djokovic (ATP 1) He let loose and cried like a castle dog on the bench. Djokovic noticed his opponent’s outburst and briefly interrupted the winner’s interview to console the Bulgarian player.

A sporting gesture that won the Serbian great praise from the Parisian audience, who received the scene with frenzied cheers. Djokovic also had other players during the week Like Daniil Medvedev (ATP 3) In the French capital we had to deal with frequent booing from the fans.

Dimitrov’s emotional chaos

“I am not ashamed of tears. “It just happened,” Dimitrov explained afterward. He added that it was a mixture of tears of joy and frustration due to defeat. “I don’t want to see tears as a negative thing. “At the end of the day, I’m just a human being,” the 32-year-old said.

The last time the tennis player, also known as ‘Baby Federer’, won a tournament was in 2017 when he sensationally triumphed at the ATP Finals. In Paris, he showed his best tennis in years and beat several top players on his way to the final of the prestigious indoor tournament, including Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas (ATP 5).

Records of Connors and Federer at a glance

Despite his strong form, Dimitru had nothing to gain against Djokovic. In the thirteenth match, he lost to the 24-time Grand Slam champion for the twelfth time. Demetro praised his competitor, who is still keen to set new records, saying: “Especially today, his level was amazing.”

In Paris, the 36-year-old Djokovic won his 40th Masters tournament and 97th ATP title. This means he is still twelve years away from Jimmy Connor’s legendary record of 109 titles. Djokovic said after his victory in Paris: “Why don’t I try to break this record too?”

Novak Djokovic is keen to continue breaking records.

France Press agency

The star has a chance to win the 98th title in a few days. Starting on November 12, the top eight tennis professionals will compete in Turin at the ATP Finals. If Djokovic is victorious here as well, he will overtake Roger Federer as the record winner of the event with his seventh title.

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