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World No.1 Novak Djokovic has been a popular star in the Olympic village during his brief stay so far and the Serbian has also been trying his skills with other athletes.
Djokovic defeated Hugo Dellien 6-2, 6-2 in his bid for a historic 'Golden Slam', which would include gold the Tokyo Olympics.
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But, the 20-time Grand Slam champion has been soaking up the atmosphere in Tokyo so far.
And one image has many sports fans in awe.
Djokovic posted a photo of him doing the splits with the Belgium gymnastics team.
Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics Nadia Comaneci was impressed with the Serbian's stunning flexibility.
— Nadia Comaneci (@nadiacomaneci10) July 23, 2021
Novak Djokovic. That's it. That's the tweet.
— #Tokyo2020 (@Tokyo2020) July 24, 2021
— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) July 23, 2021
With so many sports in the same city, it was only a matter of time before Novak made some new friends. 😂@DjokerNole | @ninaderwael | @mae_gym | @teambelgium#StrongerTogether | #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/lPNro0lJ70
— Olympics (@Olympics) July 24, 2021
— Julie 🇫🇷🇬🇧 (@NDjokofan) July 23, 2021
Everybody: going for the Golden Slam must be so much pressure now for Djokovic.
— Carole Bouchard 💜💛 (@carole_bouchard) July 24, 2021
— ᖴᖇᗩᑎI (@frani23121) July 23, 2021
I've been thinking about this Djokovic split since yesterday. Is there any male athlete who is more flexible than he is? Ridiculous stuff🔥 pic.twitter.com/GKaeeO05GK
— Afriyie👓 (@theafriyie_) July 24, 2021
Novak Djokovic withdraws from Toronto
Djokovic has announced his stunning withdrawal from next month's US Open warm-up event in Toronto.
Just hours before his opening match at the Tokyo Olympics, Tennis Canada confirmed Djokovic's withdrawal from the hard-court event.
Organisers alluded to Djokovic's hectic schedule for the withdrawal, which includes the Olympics and his pursuit of a calendar year 'Golden Slam'.
The World No.1 is bidding to join Steffi Graf as the only players in tennis history to win all four majors and an Olympic gold medal in the same year.
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