92 Best Novak Djokovic Quotes & Wallpaper

Novak Djokovic Quotes will lift your spirits!

This star-studded Serbian professional tennis player will give you a lesson for a lifetime.

Here is the accumulation of the words of Novak Djokovic stemming from his mind and emotions.

He is renowned for currently bearing the world No. 1 player by the Association of Tennis Professionals in men’s singles.

First, look through this slideshow below to enjoy Quotes By Novak Djokovic and have a mesmerizing look at various instrumental phases of his life.

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Before moving on to Djokovic Quotes, have a quick look at his biography.

Here’s A Biography of Novak Djokovic!

Full NameNovak Djokovic 
Date Of Birth 22 May 1987 
Age36 years (as of May 2023)
OccupationSerbian Professional Tennis Player
Height1.88 m
Religious AffiliationMember of Serbian Orthodox Church
ResidenceBelgrade, Serbia
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Playing StyleAggressive Baseline Player
Professional AwardsATP Player of the Year (7 times)
ITF World Champion (7 times)
CoachAndre Agassi
Goran Ivanišević
Boris Becker
Marian Vajda
& More
Grand Slam Won (Singles) 22
Father’s NameSrdjan Djokovic
Mother’s NameDijana Djokovic
WifeJelena Djokovic
ChildrenStefan Đoković,
Tara Đoković

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Novak Djokovic Quotes

Quotes By Novak Djokovic

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Novak Djokovic Best Quotes

1- “Everything in life is a lesson.”

2- “I want the same thing I’ve wanted since I was 7 years old. I want to be No. 1.”

3- “Stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone.”

4- “Whenever nothing hurts, put a little stone in your shoe, and start walking.”

5- “All you have to do is try. And to me, the worst kind of defeat is not failure per se. It’s the decision not to try.”

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6- “Most of all, we should believe in ourselves.”

7- “Building a solid foundation in the early years of a child’s life will not only help him or her reach their reach their full potential but will also result in better societies as a whole.”

8- “Even though now I’m pretty popular in my country and tennis is the No.1 sport, and I’m very flattered that the people recognize me and come up and give me compliments, I’m more a person who likes to have privacy and peace.”

9- “You have to consistently be successful to be one of the top players in the world, and everything is possible in life.”

10- “I embraced, I think, the process of becoming No. 1 of the world, which was long and difficult, but it’s sweeter in the end.”


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11- “I stopped thinking too much about what could happen and relied on my physical and mental strength to play the right shots at the right time.”

12- “Most of all, we should believe in ourselves.”

13- “The winner is the one who believes in victory more.”

14- “Each year represents new challenges and obstacles. You have to adjust.”

15- “I feel the pressure.”

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16- “My success has a lot to do with my private life. I’ve matured a lot by first becoming a husband and now a father. My life is in the right direction. And that helps a player to thrive. One thing is linked with the other. My private life has helped me.”

17- “I had a unique privilege to have a good start in life and a chance to develop my talents.”

Novak Djokovic Quotes Vaccine

18- “The reason why I was deported from Australia was because the Minister for Immigration used his discretion to cancel my visa based on his perception that I might create some anti-vax sentiment in the country or in the city, which I completely disagree with.”

19- “I was never against vaccination. But I’ve always supported freedom to choose what you put in your body.”

20- “I was never against vaccines. I understand that globally, everyone is trying to put a big effort into handling this virus and seeing, hopefully, an end soon to this virus.”

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21- “I really don’t like someone thinking I’ve misused something or in my own favour, in order to, you know, get a positive PCR test and eventually go to Australia.”

Novak Djokovic Motivational Quotes

22- “I always try to adjust to the situation.”

23- “Have a very simple diet: vegetables, beans, white meat, fish, and fruit.”

24- “Well, I do feel that I carry the responsibility of representing my country wherever I am, and this responsibility came with the success that I had in last couple of years, not just myself but the whole group of tennis players that comes from Serbia. And athletes in general are, in this moment, the biggest ambassadors that our country has.”

25- “When I was saying I want to be No. 1 of the world, and I was seven or eight years old, most of the people were laughing at me because it seems like I have one percent of chances to do that, and I’ve done it.”

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26- “Not everybody can like what I do, and if you feel that somebody is coming up closer to you and starting the rivalry and everything, you maybe change your position to him.”

27- “I have been through two wars in my 24 years, and I know what it’s like to be without anything, to see the bombs flying above your head.”

28- “Pressure is part of what we do. It’s always present.”

29- “I try to enjoy what I do, and every moment of the life that I have is a blessing. What else can you do but to be happy and try to bring that joy to the other people around – especially in the tournaments. Everybody has bad days. I’m not always funny or laughing.”

30- “In terms of playing ability there is nothing to choose between number one and 100. Instead, it’s a question of who believes and who wants it more? Which player is mentally stronger? Which player is going to fight the hardest in the big points? These are the things that determine who is the champion.”

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31- “It was very unusual for a boy to play tennis in my country.”

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32- “I am the greatest tennis player. The other players are like coins in my pocket that I give to a homeless man.”

33- “I think if you do not enjoy your time, your life, if you do not live intensely and do not spend time with your family, in one way or another it will be reflected in your career.”

34- “What will happen will happen, and there is nothing you can do to alter it.”

35- “Nobody actually played tennis in my family.”

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36- “I have been through two wars in my 24 years, and I know what it’s like to be without anything, to see the bombs flying above your head.”

37- “The tradition in Serbia has always been team sports – football, basketball, handball, volleyball and water polo, individual sports are not supported.”

38- “Joking around is part of my personality, just who I am.”

39- “It is very important and my success very much depends on the harmony that I feel in my private life. It is essential for me to be happy in my private life. And if it continues, I am able to continue playing tennis.”

40- “We only have one life and one body to care of, and we better do it right. You never know what tomorrow may bring and so we better live this life the best we can and be grateful for everything we have.”

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41- “You know, as Michael Jordan used to say, people only remember the good times but I failed, I failed, I failed and that’s why I succeeded.”

42- “I always try to show my human side to my colleagues and to the whole circuit. More than anything because we are all on the same train, it is part of our work.”

43- “We have a harder way to succeed in life as Serbs because of the past that we had and because of the history we had.”

44- “Absolutely, the visa declaration error was not deliberately made. It was accepted and confirmed by the Federal Court and the minister himself in the Ministry for Immigration in Australia.”

45- “It’s interesting that I had such a close relationship with my grandfather. Because your parents always judge you: they say, ‘You shouldn’t do this, you shouldn’t do that.’ But with your grandparents you have a feeling that you can say anything or you can do anything, and they will support you. That’s why you have this kind of connection.”

Novak Djokovic Inspirational Quotes

46- “Yes, that is the price that I am willing to play.”

47- “People look up to me as somebody who is able to switch the image of our country from negative to positive.”

48- “I don’t like to compare years, honestly. I think every year is a different experience, a different challenge. You grow. You evolve as a person and as a player.”

49- “Mostly the problems when I was down were caused by myself. There were times when I was not responsible enough or decisive enough.”

50- “But, it’s because we have a harder way to succeed in life as Serbs because of the past that we had and because of the history that we had. We have to dig deeper and we have to do much more in order to be seen and to be spotted.”

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51- “The confidence is there, the game is there, but physically you can’t fight nature sometimes. You can’t do much about it.”

52- “After I won, I sat in the locker room in Melbourne. I wanted one thing: to taste chocolate. I hadn’t tasted it since the summer of 2010. Miljan brought me a candy bar. I broke off one square—one tiny square—and popped it into my mouth, let it melt on my tongue. That was all I would allow myself. That is what it has taken to get to number one.”

53- “I think luck falls on not just the brave but also the ones who believe they belong there.”

54- “I want to help children in Serbia and around the world so they can realize their dreams.”

55- “Those born into poverty or on the margins of society require our extra support to realize their dreams.”

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56- “The history of our country is cruel. We have to face those issues or, should I say, we had to. Not anymore I hope, because we are going in the right direction, and we are ready to forgive, ready to move on.”

57- “I always tried to win. I was as competitive as I am today.”

58- “I always try to have something that keeps my mind relaxed, keeps my mind a little bit off tennis.”

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59- “Tennis is a mental game. Everyone is fit, everyone hits great forehands and backhands.”

60- “I’m trying to enjoy my lie as much as I can and I know that tennis hopefully is going to be my life the next 10, 15 years.”

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61- “In order to stay where I am – and I want to do that – I have to stay dedicated as well as I have been before I became No. 1.”

62- “Tennis players we’re always playing in center courts that feel like arenas. And when we get on the court and the crowd cheers your name or salutes you – it’s like you’re a gladiator in the arena. And everyone is cheering – and you’re fighting, you’re screaming, during your strokes – it feels like you’re an animal, fighting for your life.”

63- “I have always valued the care for my body and my mind and had a holistic approach to life. I always thought this is utmost importance for my tennis.”

64- “When the last point is done, we are humans. Give your opponent a hug and say, ‘great fight’, and that’s all.”

65- “Coaches are very important to players. They’re people that are mentors, people that are advising them, people that should be their friends and somebody you can rely on the tour.”

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66- “I like my groundstrokes, I can say. I like it. That’s my game – I’m a groundstroke player and I play pretty aggressive.”

67- “I’m trying not to pay too much attention to the rankings because calculations can distract you.”

68- “In terms of playing ability there is nothing to choose between number one and 100. Instead, it’s a question of who believes and who wants it more? Which player is mentally stronger? Which player is going to fight the hardest in the big points? These are the things that determine who is the champion.”

69- “It gives me goosebumps and little butterflies in the stomach when I start thinking about the ‘golden slam’.”

70- “I am fast and very powerful on the court, so this is what matters.”

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71- “You have to believe on the court. In the end, it’s mental. In these moments against a great champion like Rafa, you have to believe. It’s all about stepping in and taking your chances. I always believed, but it’s a process of learning.”

72- “I don’t think, that you can always – you can ever – get your game to perfection, you know. Only if you’re Federer.”

73- “How much discipline? In January 2012, I beat Nadal in the finals of the Australian Open. The match lasted five hours and fifty-three minutes—the longest match in Australian Open history, and the longest Grand Slam singles final in the Open Era. Many commentators have called that match the single greatest tennis match of all time.”

74- “My father had never watched tennis, never liked tennis too much. He said, ‘OK, we buy a racket, we watch together,’ because we didn’t know anything. It was a process of learning together that made it more interesting.”

75- “My nutritionist has done a great job in changing my diet after we established I am allergic to things like gluten – I can’t eat pizza, pasta and bread. I have lost some weight, but my movement is sharper and I feel great.”

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76- “In my case, I can sincerely say nothing is impossible.”

77- “I am grateful to life. And also to the people who have brought me here. Without them, I could not be where I am now.”

78- “I lost my fears. I believed in my abilities more than ever.”

79- “Each year represents new challenges and obstacles. You have to adjust.”

80- “All children have rights and those rights must be protected.”

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81- “I had to listen to the classical music because it calms me down, calms my nerves down.”

82- “People look up to me as somebody who is able to switch the image of our country from negative to positive.”

Djokovic Quotes About Love

83- “Serbian history tells that the family is the most important thing and you have to stick with the family.”

84- “I love being around people who care about me, and I care about them.”

85- “My mother is a special story. She went through so much to bring us up, four men at home, especially when our country was going through really difficult times.”

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86- “It’s always easier if you have the support of your family, if you’re not alone. I came from a country that has been through a lot of troubles in the last 20 to 30 years, but we have been through them together.”

87- “My father believed in me many times more than I believed in myself.”

88- “I’m a happy man, because I am successful in what I do, of course; but what makes me most happy is I have people around me that I love and who love me back. This, for me, is the most important thing. Nobody likes to be alone.”

89- “My father never talked about the sacrifices that the family made for me.”

90- “My priority, the most important thing in my life is my family, my wife and my son.”

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91- “I know Tsitsipas, for example, probably the most experienced guy out of all the quarterfinalists.”

92- “He has played already the final stages of a Grand Slam quite a few times. I think he has never played in a final? Am I wrong?”


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