Novak Djokovic had a bounce-back season in 2018 after two down years.
Djokovic, 32, told Business Insider that he learned lessons from Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, two older players who remain on top, despite their ages.
Djokovic credited Federer for teaching him how to manage the tournament schedule and said Nadal’s competitiveness and work ethic inspire him.
Novak Djokovic is undergoing a career resurgence.
In 2018, Djokovic came out of a years-long slump in which he dealt with injuries and off-court changes. Once the most dominant player in tennis, Djokovic suddenly looked lost in 2016 and 2017, and some started to wonder if his peak was already over.
At 32, if Djokovic wants to peel off another run of titles, he can look at his two biggest rivals who have managed to stay on top late in their careers — Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal.
While speaking to Business Insider from the ASICS store in New York City, Djokovic said he took some lessons from his counterparts.
“Federer has always had a great way of dealing with the schedule,” Djokovic said. “I think in terms of scheduling, I’ve learned a lot from him, in terms of how to pick certain tournaments and peak at the right …read more
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