In an interview to tennis.com Laslo Djere commented on his relationship along with his compatriot Novak Djokovic. Djere received his maiden career-title in February on the Rio Open, and his ceremony speech left the world No. 1 shocked as properly. “We now have talked generally and we additionally practised at Indian Wells", stated Djere. "He is a superb man and he exhibits not solely us Serbians however all people how arduous work and dedication can repay. He does it extraordinarily properly. He is without doubt one of the not solely tennis gamers however athletes, and an awesome inspiration to all of us.”
Djere added: “After we had been in Indian Wells he (Djokovic) stated a number of issues to me about me having an awesome match in Rio and giving an awesome speech. He stated that I ought to proceed that and informed me I’m on the appropriate method. It was good to listen to that.”
In a column, the tennis participant Andrea Petkovic commented on her admiration for the NBA star Dirk Nowitzki. "I’m normally not impressed once I meet vital individuals. I spend 15 weeks a yr the place Roger Federer performs playing cards within the desk subsequent to me and Rafael Nadal performs soccer close to. I get so excited and never shy in any respect."
"Dirk is an efficient tennis participant. I can hit balls with him at a standard velocity. The most important issues are once I hit balls in direction of his physique. It appears he can’t deal with the space from the racket in a correct method. However he doesn’t get upset for his errors, he’s centered. He needs to enhance a element daily."
Petkovic feels a whole lot of admiration for Nowitzki: "I have no idea if Germans will perceive what unbelievable energy picture Dirk in our nation for what he achieved in Germany. Once I go to America, individuals ask me about him."