Novak Djokovic Signs Fan’s Chest After ATP Finals Victory
By James Evans
Published: 08:29 EST, 13 November 2023 | Updated: 08:59 EST, 13 November 2023
Footage has emerged of Novak Djokovic being asked a bizarre request at the ATP Finals in Turin on Sunday.
After his victory against Holger Rune, the Serbian tennis star, who won the US Open back in September, graciously interacted with fans, signing autographs and taking pictures.
However, one fan in attendance took the opportunity to make a hilarious request, asking Djokovic to sign their chest.
Despite the unusual nature of the request, the 36-year-old happily obliged. In a video uploaded to Nitto ATP Finals’ official Instagram page, Djokovic can be seen signing the fan’s torso with his initials.
After completing the signature, Djokovic even gave the fan a friendly pat on the head, showing his appreciation for their support.
The chest-signing incident occurred following Djokovic’s hard-fought victory over Holger Rune, with a final score of 7-6 (4), 6-7 (1), 6-3. The match lasted an intense three hours and eight minutes inside the Pala Alpitour arena in Turin.
This match was not the only moment that caught attention during the ATP Tour Finals. At the start of the third set, frustrations boiled over for Djokovic. Although he broke straight away to gain an advantage, Rune quickly recovered the deficit.
In a display of frustration, Djokovic stamped on two rackets but managed to regain his composure and break again, ultimately leading 4-2.
Reflecting on the match, Djokovic shared his thoughts with Prime Video, saying, “It took everything. I knew it was going to be a tough night for me from the first game when he fired shots from the baseline. I thought he played great, and I played great in some moments.”
“Overall, a win is a win. It was a very emotional and tough victory, considering the significance of tonight’s match. After a really terrible second-set tie-break, I