Djokovic credits marital bliss for success

Wimbledon, July 13 (IANS) World No.1 tennis star Novak Djokovic has hailed his family life following victory over Roger Federer 7-6 (1), 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-3 at Wimbledon.

The 28-year-old took just under three hours to triumph and then extolled the virtues of marriage and fatherhood on Sunday what became a day of double joy. With wife Jelena watching, Djokovic equalled the Wimbledon tally of his coach Boris Becker and hauled himself to a ninth Grand Slam title and third Wimbledon title, despite a rain delay and losing a magnificent second-set tiebreak.

“Ever since I got married and became a father, I haven’t lost many matches and have won many tournaments. I suggest to every player, get married and have kids and enjoy this.” Djokovic was qouted as saying by on sunday.

“Whether I’m winning or losing, the family’s always there. When I go back home I’m not a tennis player any more; I’m a father to Stefan and a husband to Jelena. “That’s a balance that allows me to play this well.”

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