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Novak Djokovic’s respond to Andy Roddick’s claim that he ‘takes opponents’ souls’

Novak Djokovic's respond to Andy Roddick's claim that he 'takes opponents' souls'

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Novak Djokovic has responded to former No. 1 Andy Roddick, who said he ‘takes the souls’ of his opponents.

The former top player tweeted.

The Serb came back from 1-6 down to win over Jenson Brooksby in his fourth round match at the US Open.

In his on-court interview, Nole was asked about Roddick’s comments and gave a hilarious but touching answer.

“Thanks Andy, I take that as a compliment,” the 20-time Grand Slam champion said.

“Only the first part. The second part, I don’t take anybody’s soul.

 

“Everyone has their soul, we are all beautiful souls. So I appreciate everyone.”

Former American tennis player Brad Gilbert also joked that Roddick would be happy to still hold a 5-4 win-loss record over Djokovic.

The world No.1 caught the funny side of his old rival’s joke and added.

“But I’ll take your legs out that’s for sure.”

 

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