Ronnie O'Sullivan opens on his great admiration for Novak Djokovic

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Ronnie O'Sullivan opens on his great admiration for Novak Djokovic

Snooker superstar Ronnie O'Sullivan says he has a great level of admiration for Novak Djokovic as he has called the Serb "the best player of all time" and the player who will finish with the most Grand Slams.

O'Sullivan, a six-time World Champion in snooker, is one of the greatest players in snooker history. O'Sullivan is a tennis fan it is not a secret that he enjoys watching Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

"You have to admire Djokovic. He is the best player of all time and will win the most Grand Slams in the history of tennis. There are also Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the three of them are a sporting phenomenon. If we compare Novak and myself, we have different styles of play, I am more like Federer.

Roger has self-confidence, but Novak is more of a mixture of styles and he has it all in him," O'Sullivan told

O'Sullivan: I always knew Djokovic would be special

O'Sullivan offered an interesting description of Djokovic, saying he has a part of Nadal and Federer in him.

"Here you have Roger, Rafa's over there... Novak is in the middle, he has a part of Roger and he has a part of Rafa in him. He must be recognized as an amazing player with an incredible talent. We always knew that he would be special, but when he started with the diets and when he raised the game to the next level, it was the right thing to do," O'Sullivan added.

Meanwhile, Djokovic is currently in Monte Carlo, where he is preparing to play just his second tournament of the season. After missing the Australian Open and Masters events in Indian Wells and Miami, Djokovic is set to start his clay season in time. Djokovic will be aiming to win his third Monte Carlo title next week.