After Stunning Fans With His Impeccable Golfing Run, Novak Djokovic Receives Stamp of Approval From His Ryder Cup Partner – ‘Actually Can’t Believe..’

Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order,” he said, and he meant that. It was stars galore at Mario Simone GC in Rome. Former Wales national football team captain and Real Madrid legend, Gareth Bale, teamed up with the world’s number one tennis superstar, Novak Djokovic. Did Djokovic excel after swapping rackets with golf clubs?

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Captain Montgomerie teamed up with Gareth Bale to secure a victory (2-1) against Captain Pavin and Ukrainian legend Andriy Shevchenko. Meanwhile, Djokovic teamed up with the top-ranked golfer with a disability, Kipp Popert. They snatched victory against Tommaso Perrino, an Italian G4D golfer, and F1 driver, Carlos Sainz.

Novak Djokovic swapped tennis rackets with golf clubs in style


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Like a Sirius in the middle of the constellation, Djokovic stole the show with his unique entry by walking with a tennis racket on the first tee. 24 times Grand Slam champion surprised everyone with his golfing skill, including himself. When asked about his extraordinary shots, he replied jokingly, “This is sporting greatness“.

A huge crowd gathered as the superstars shared the pitch. He further added, “It was one of the best shots I’ve ever hit. I’ve never played golf in front of this many people, so considering my level, I think I’ve played quite well.” Though he admitted he felt ‘very nervous’, his remarkable performance caught the eye of several on the ground.

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One such is was partner, Kipp Popert, who was truly astonished by the Serb’s performance of the court. Popert said: “It’s been incredible. I was telling Novak that I’ve had a lot of operations in my life, and as a kid, I tried to visualize what it was like to be in scenarios like this – what it would feel like.”

Popert shares his once-in-a-lifetime moment at the golf course

Popert couldn’t hold back his emotions as he called Djokovic one of the best athletes. He said he would look upon to learning more from the Serb. “I actually can’t believe how comfortable I was. And having one of the greatest sportsmen ever just be an absolute gentleman and make this experience wonderful was great fun, and I really enjoyed it,” said Popert.

However, the Djoker himself took inspiration from the celebration of the 38 years young, Portuguese international after his stellar shot.


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Djokovic has nothing more to prove on the court. He has achieved almost everything in tennis. Now, perhaps, is the time for him to enjoy the sports. The All-Star Match at Ryder Cup which took place on Wednesday, September 27 might be a stepping stone to his future endeavors. ‘Serbia. Golf. Tennis. In that order?

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