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Eye of the coach #48 – Novak Djokovic’s choice shows why he is a champion

In the latest episode of Eye of the Coach, Patrick Mouratoglou says that probably for the first time of his career, Novak Djokovic put tennis second

February 24, 2022
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In an interview with the BBC in early February, Novak Djokovic publicly revealed that he was not vaccinated and that he did not intend to take the vaccine against Covid-19 for the time-being. The Serb is aware of the impact of this decision on his profession, which he will not be able to practice in some countries, according to current health regulations.

Djokovic is ready to miss Grand Slams, as he did at the Australian Open, to respect his beliefs and remain in control of his body. The Serb does not want to take a product when he does not know the effects it will have. In the latest episode of Eye of the Coach, Patrick Mouratoglou gives his opinion on the controversial subject.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his first round match against Italy's Lorenzo Musetti at the Dubai Tennis Championships
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action in Dubai – AI / Reuters / Panoramic

KEY MOMENTS OF “EYE OF THE COACH” WITH PATRICK MOURATOGLOU :

0’33: Novak Djokovic’s choice puts him in danger in the race to be the “GOAT” but despite this, he accepts the consequences of his decision and does not back down. It’s a brave move.
0’55: The former world No 1 wants total control of his body, carefully checking everything he eats. This is a perfect example of what it takes to become a champion.
1’22: At this level, players feel the slightest change in their bodies.
2′00: By refusing to take the vaccine, Novak Djokovic knows that many people will be hostile to him.
2’05: The more he feels attacked, the more he will defend himself. He is first and foremost a competitor.

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