Novak Djokovic has hailed the presence of ‘tennis fan’ Cristiano Ronaldo as something that can only be good for the sport.
The Portuguese superstar attended the O2 on Monday where he, partner Georgina Rodriguez and oldest son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr watched Djokovic’s clash ATP Finals win over John Isner.
“I had colours of his club [Juventus] on my attire tonight,” said Djokovic.
“I’m sure he was happy to see that.
“It’s great to have big football star, a sports star like him, court-side watching tennis.
“He used to come and watch a lot in Madrid [at the ATP 1000 Madrid Masters].
“He used to come watch Rafa [Nadal], Roger [Federer] and myself.
“He’s a fan of tennis. It’s really, really nice as he’s one of the biggest sports stars in the last decade.
“It’s great for our sport to have him there.”
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