The boxing great Mike Tyson has said that world No. 1 Novak Djokovic is his favorite player as he enjoys watching the 32-year-old Serb. Djokovic is one of three members of the Big Three group -- which also includes record 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and world No.
2 Rafael Nadal. Djokovic, who is aiming to become a record Grand Slam champion, owns a positive head-to-head record against the other two members of the Big Three group. The Serb has a 27-23 win/loss record against 38-year-old Federer, while he owns a 29-26 head-to-head record against 19-time Grand Slam champion Nadal.
"Novak Djokovic is my favorite at the moment. If he is okay, I really like to watch him. He is my favorite because the way he has come back from (an) injury and beaten guys like Nadal and Federer is amazing. He is a true fighter," Tyson said.
Djokovic made an astonishing start to the season as he won 18 matches in a row and captured three consecutive titles before the was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mike Tyson: "Novak Djokovic is my favorite at the moment. If he is okay, I really like to watch him. He is my favorite because the way he has come back from injury and beaten guys like Nadal and Federer is amazing. He is a true fighter."
The 32-year-old led Serbia to winning the inaugural ATP Cup, before he claimed a record eighth Australian Open and captured the title in Dubai after saving three consecutive match points in the semifinal against Gael Monfils.