Asianet NewsableAsianet Newsable

Nadal, Federer say tennis not everything, Djoko can find happiness elsewhere

  • Nadal and Djoko gave their support to Djoko who has been struggling to redefine the meaning of his career.
  • This happened after Djoko completed his Career Grand Slam.
  • After French Open 2016 win, he is yet to win a major title.
Nadal Federer say tennis not everything Djoko can find happiness elsewhere
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp

Djokovic, who completed his Career Grand Slam earlier this year by finally winning the Rolland Garros, has been struggling to find the same passion. Other than Toronto Open, he has not won a major tournament since his French Open victory.


Read more: Tennis treat: Rafa-Federer to team up for a doubles match soon!


Federer along with Rafael Nadal spoke about Djokovic's struggle. The duo, who are not in World 4 after a very long time, have experienced both ups and downs in their career. Although they said they were surprised with their arch rival's situation, they said tennis is not as important in compared to what life could offer.


"Happiness is other things," Nadal said implying that the Serb could find his happiness elsewhere if he could not generate it by competing and winning tournaments.


Read more: Website's random image search puts Roger Federer in 'critical condition'


"Life is much more than tennis, for me. In my life, there have always been a lot of important things other than tennis. It's true that tennis has been for the last, I'd say, 20 years an important part of my life, for sure, but in life, there is a lot of more important things than just the game," the King of Clay told


After his French Open win, Djokovic was expected to replicate the same success in other tournaments as well. However, he admitted that his "lost passion" prevented him from performing well in Wimbledon, Olympics and US Open.

Follow Us:
Download App:
  • android
  • ios