"People don't like Djokovic because he beats their favourite player all the time" - Mardy Fish

Tenacity

Hall of Fame
He is not wrong, but that's so old news.

He pooped on Fedal party and their fandom. They hate his guts and they are of course majority when it comes to tennis fans. Especially easy to spot certain fanatics not fans.
 

The Fedfather

Hall of Fame
Good luck making people who don't like Djokovic for that reason have a change of heart with a message like this. 8-B not like it's going to alienate people further. Why not say how amazing Djokovic's achievements are, maybe use examples of good sportsmanship by Novak, or say how far he's come from his childhood dream of being #1. Something positive and inspiring instead of nagging fans about Novak beating their favorites
 

Biotic

Hall of Fame
Good luck making people who don't like Djokovic for that reason have a change of heart with a message like this. 8-B not like it's going to alienate people further. Why not say how amazing Djokovic's achievements are, maybe use examples of good sportsmanship by Novak, or say how far he's come from his childhood dream of being #1. Something positive and inspiring instead of nagging fans about Novak beating their favorites
Are you talking to Mardy?
 

Hitman

G.O.A.T.
How many of you have seen the iconic movie Die Hard?

Novak Djokovic is basically like John McClaine, the wrong guy in the wrong place at the wrong time, but becomes an absolute pain in the @$$ for Hans Gruber and his perfectly designed plan.

Novak Djokovic, just like John McClaine wasn't meant to ruin the party, but when he showed up, the real fireworks began.

 

zagor

Bionic Poster
How many of you have seen the iconic movie Die Hard?

Novak Djokovic is basically like John McClaine, the wrong guy in the wrong place at the wrong time, but becomes an absolute pain in the @$$ for Hans Gruber and his perfectly designed plan.

Novak Djokovic, just like John McClaine wasn't meant to ruin the party, but when he showed up, the real fireworks began.

If anyone by any chance didn't, they should correct that as soon as possible.

First Die Hard is one of the best action movies ever, they really don't make them like they used to.
 

MichaelNadal

Bionic Poster
If anyone by any chance didn't, they should correct that as soon as possible.

First Die Hard is one of the best action movies ever, they really don't make them like they used to.
Never seen it 8-B it just seems like it would be cheesier than nachos and I can't stand cheesy movies. Even that gif is turning me off it.
 

tex123

Professional
That's "one" reason why some don't like him.

The main reason is because he plays BORING tennis. He does not give anything to a normal fan to get excited about. It's all about sucking the life out of an opponent without going for any sort of winners. The "Sinners" or "Alcarazes" or "Shapovalovs" or "Tsitsipases" attact more fans because of their exciting brand of fearless and explosive tennis. Medvedev is another boring player or will become one when he's on top.

Zv is slightly more exciting than Med because he has weapons. Another example is FAA. He's another boring player. People don't like robotic play. That's the truth.
 

The Fedfather

Hall of Fame
Are you talking to Mardy?
Not talking, ratger addressing him and thousands of people who liked his tweet. I do understand how annoying it is when people are disrespectful to your favorite, and if you really want to have less of that negativity, this isn't the way to do it. Mostly people want to bite back though, they don't really care to get on the good side of 'haters'. I understand that too. No need to mask these messages as a call to embrace Novak.
 

tex123

Professional
Both Djoker and Rafa are consistent.
Consistency is a beautiful thing. People who understand tennis realize this. You are not there yet.
Tennis is not my day job and it is NOT about me. I told you why he's not liked as much. Like it or not. Don't shoot the messenger.
And don't include Rafa in this. Rafa does not play like that. He goes for his winners at every opportunity unlike Djokovic. If consistency is the only thing then let's have a moonballing contest and see how exciting it is.
 

Biotic

Hall of Fame
Not talking, ratger addressing him and thousands of people who liked his tweet. I do understand how annoying it is when people are disrespectful to your favorite, and if you really want to have less of that negativity, this isn't the way to do it. Mostly people want to bite back though, they don't really care to get on the good side of 'haters'. I understand that too. No need to mask these messages as a call to embrace Novak.
I don't think he is a fan of Novak, so he can say whatever he wants from a neutral position. The embrace part is probably more of a "help him Get CYGS and make USO great again" thing, ofc he does not expect anyone to change sides.
 

DJ-

Hall of Fame
How many of you have seen the iconic movie Die Hard?

Novak Djokovic is basically like John McClaine, the wrong guy in the wrong place at the wrong time, but becomes an absolute pain in the @$$ for Hans Gruber and his perfectly designed plan.

Novak Djokovic, just like John McClaine wasn't meant to ruin the party, but when he showed up, the real fireworks began.


Haha cult classic ! Nailed it with the analogy
 

MichaelNadal

Bionic Poster
Never watched Die hard and proud of it, only MN8-B

That movie is a classic
Im original ;)
I see it has a 94 on Rotten Tomatoes and im off the next 3 days so I might give it a try. I hadn't watched Star Wars till like 2008 and just watched Alien and Aliens months ago :D haven't seen Avatar yet either :p
 

The Fedfather

Hall of Fame
I don't think he is a fan of Novak, so he can say whatever he wants from a neutral position. The embrace part is probably more of a "help him Get CYGS and make USO great again" thing, ofc he does not expect anyone to change sides.
And that's why he talks about 23+ Slams? He clearly likes Novak quite a bit and this message is him defending (against negativity from fans) and praising Djokovic generally. Has little to do with the USO being great.
 

MadariKatu

Professional
The problem with that assessment is that before he starts beating your favorite player, there's a reason, or more, for him not to be it. And that's the issue at hand
 

Tenacity

Hall of Fame
Im original ;)
I see it has a 94 on Rotten Tomatoes and im off the next 3 days so I might give it a try. I hadn't watched Star Wars till like 2008 and just watched Alien and Aliens months ago :D haven't seen Avatar yet either :p
Same with Star Wars, not really much of a fan of that franchise.
Whaaaaat, you just recently watched Alien, how did you like it?
You'll enjoy imo, Die Hard that is.
 

MichaelNadal

Bionic Poster
Same with Star Wars, not really much of a fan of that franchise.
Whaaaaat, you just recently watched Alien, hoe did you like it?
You'll enjoy imo, Die Hard that is.
Star Wars is so overrated it's ridiculous!
I liked Alien and Aliens more than I expected to :) a ton of people had been saying Aliens is better than the original, idk if I agree with that though.
Die Hard I'll give a chance. I just hope it's not nearly as "cheesy 80's" as im expecting.
 

Biotic

Hall of Fame
And that's why he talks about 23+ Slams? He clearly likes Novak quite a bit and this message is him defending (against negativity from fans) and praising Djokovic generally. Has little to do with the USO being great.
Dude is a former pro who can speak out his mind once in a while. It's no coincidence he tweeted this now, instead of during RG or Wimbledon. He wrote what he feels and obviously admited that he will never be as loved as the other two, which however shouldn't stop the majority from acknowledging and embracing him as a great champion. It does not mean he expects them to love him.
 

ND-13

Hall of Fame
The more these kind of tweets come, people’s equation towards Djokovic will never change. It is better not to reinforce the image .
 

The Fedfather

Hall of Fame
Dude is a former pro who can speak out his mind once in a while. It's no coincidence he tweeted this now, instead of during RG or Wimbledon. He wrote what he feels and obviously admited that he will never be as loved as the other two, which however shouldn't stop the majority from acknowledging and embracing him as a great champion. It does not mean he expects them to love him.
I know, I know. :) Just rubs me the wrong way, for obvious reasons, when people keep pushing on the theme of Djokovic beating Federer. I think it would be true for a lot of Fedal fans, including the ones who are respectful to Novak and his achievements.
 

Sunny014

Legend
How many of you have seen the iconic movie Die Hard?

Novak Djokovic is basically like John McClaine, the wrong guy in the wrong place at the wrong time, but becomes an absolute pain in the @$$ for Hans Gruber and his perfectly designed plan.

Novak Djokovic, just like John McClaine wasn't meant to ruin the party, but when he showed up, the real fireworks began.

Ya have seen all the parts.
Good series of films, first part is the best
 
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