Novak Djokovic: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and I do not play for fun'


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Novak Djokovic: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and I do not play for fun'

In a press conference in Wimbledon Novak Djokovic commented on the Big Three domination over the Next Gen. The Serbian player said: "Look, you know, I think we are working as hard as anybody really to be there. I think the experience we have helps confidence, everything that we have achieved in our careers obviously we carry onto the court, then most of the players feel that, feel the pressure.

For us, it's another match on the center stage that we've experienced so many times. I think that's one of the reasons why we, I guess, feel comfortable being there and managing to play our best consistently. Now, after that, it takes hours of training, preparation, recovery.

It's a lifestyle really. Dedication truly pays off. I guess each one of us top three guys is different, but I think we share that in common, that we just love the game and we are very dedicated to it. We have high aims all the time.

I don't think anyone of us plays for fun or to just be part of the tour. We play there to be the best in the world. I think competitiveness between us has escalated over the years, has brought us to that level where we are still competing.

It's great that I'm one of these three guys and still very successful. We talked about it many times, of course, that you see new faces in sport. Young guys will eventually replace us at the top spots of the world. This is going to happen? When? Hopefully not too soon, but it's going to happen. I guess we don't want that to happen soon, so... Eventually one day, I guess."