Novak Djokovic Is Preparing For Monte Carlo By Hitting With His 1-Year-Old Son Stefan? [Video]
by Tom Gainey | April 8th, 2016, 11:08 am
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After a successful month in the U.S., Novak Djokovic is back at his second home in Monte Carlo, which is also the site of next week’s Monte Carlo Open where the World No. 1 will begin his 2016 clay campaign.

So what better way to get his clay preparations started than by having his 1-year-old son, Stefan, help him on court!

Cute videos:

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A video posted by Антошка (@rourebel) on

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Djokovic begins his title defense next week.


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29 Comments for Novak Djokovic Is Preparing For Monte Carlo By Hitting With His 1-Year-Old Son Stefan? [Video]

chrisford1 Says:

Hope he and his wife Jelena have more kids. They both look like they have all the tools to be amazing parents.


Van Persie Says:

Stefan is very, very cute. Wonder if he will also be a tennis player :)


jane Says:

aww, adorable pictures. i like the one at that guy’s instagram account where nole’s lifting stefan above his head. <3


Green Lady Says:

Very cute pictures, all assuming im still aloud to have an opinion ?, hope its a great tournament with everyone fit, well and raring to go ….


Daniel Says:

So cute!! They should definitely have more children.


Michael Says:

Stefan – a future Tennis Star in making emulating his legendary father !?


Wog Boy Says:

Michael,
Somhow I have a feeling that Stefan took on mother, more likely academic than sports person.


jalep Says:

Stephan is not paying much attention to daddy. hahaha. Gives him a quick glance, like yeah, I know you…he’s keeping his eyes on whoever else it is to the side of the court. Darling little one. More Stefan, please! I want to hear him talk!


jane Says:

i’d like to hear him too jalep. did you see the little video during the AO final where he called novak “mama”? ha ha, so cute. here it is if you missed it. jelena tweeted it from their home

http://sport.blic.rs/tenis/preslatko-ovako-mali-stefan-bodri-noleta-u-finalu-mama-video/9wf25w2


Wog Boy Says:

Stefan was so happy recognizing mama-Nole that he run towards TV screen, but the funniest part was when Andy turned on TV little Stefan ran away:)


lakie Says:

Wog boy/Michael
I doubt that Stefan or any other kid of a famous tennis parent or parents would actually work hard at any profession to rise to the top. Too much money and famous parents= No fire in the belly.


Wog Boy Says:

lakie,

Yes and and no.
Yes, it’s is hard for kids to replicate their parents success and parents shouldn’t put that kind of pressure on them, because evry human being is different and have different things of interest and desire to pursue different things in their lives, different from their parents.

No, I don’t think just by having a pleanty of money means that kids won’t develop into hard working person that will pursue their own career and strive for perfection in what they are doing, it depends hugely on upbringig in which these kids can develop proper atitude and life philosophy, everything starts at home.
There is pleanty of kids of successful and rich people who became successful on their own rights in the life and career they’ve chosen, same as the oposite who were spoiled by the glory and money of their parents and wasted their life.
There is no rule, it is up to individuals and respective upbringig.
I don’t know if this makes any sense, due to my English?


lakie Says:

wog boy, sorry I do not agree. Can you give examples of children of world famous and rich people who also went to the top of their professions? As far as I know, in tennis, no child of no. 1 player became no. 1.


jalep Says:

jane – I’ve watched that clip many times and never get tired of it. Makes me smile: 1) Daddy is Mom-ma 2) Stefan scampers off so quickly when Andy comes into view.
Cute 😄


lakie Says:

ha ha, very cute. But in all fairness to Andy, Stefanś reaction would have been the same if any other stranger had appeared so close to him.


Van Persie Says:

very, very professional comment at 5:36
The thread is about Noles child…we have to talk about tennis, it is boring to talk about children…especially when it is about Novaks child…
that comment from 5:36 was rather puked, than posted


Green Lady Says:

I said the pictures were cute, and they are, Novak is a lovely daddy, and im sure him and Jelena are fantastic parents, so if you had any sense you would just be enjoying seeing a happy family man with his son ? ….


Van Persie Says:

“Very cute pictures, all assuming im still aloud to have an opinion ?, hope its a great tournament with everyone fit, well and raring to go ….”

first part was ok, but the rest: ” hope its a great tournament with everyone fit, well and raring to go ….”

this comment was puked…


Green Lady Says:

I said it because i was attacked by another poster on another thread, so i didnt puke anything, this thread is about Novak and Stefan, so lets not make it about us quarreling, and ruin a nice thread ….


Giles Says:

More good luck for the Serb. Ferrer has withdrawn due to injury.
💩


J-Kath Says:

Oh Giles, what a shame for David, he really needs the points….he’s dropping dangerously in the rankings. Assume it was an injury…


Tennis Vagabond Says:

lakie,
Stephan Curry, NBA mvp, son of NBA star Dell
Prince Fielder, 6 time baseball all-star, son of Cecil
the entire Sutter family (hockey)
Barry Bonds, son of Bobby
Michael Andretto, son of Mario
Jacques Villeneuve, son of Gilles
Moises Alou, son of Felipe

…it happens!


Tennis Vagabond Says:

Ken Griffey/ Ken Griffey Jr
Bobby Hull/ Brett Hull
Archie Manning/ Peyton Manning


lakie Says:

tv, I do not follow any sports other than tennis. If you could give me examples of tennis number 1s who were children of tennis number 1s, it would make sense to me.
I can, of course, accept your statements on faith. I do not know what constitutes genius in other sports so I have to believe that you are giving examples of two generations of geniuses ( not just great talents) in other sports who were at the top of their professions.


Tennis Vagabond Says:

lakie, you asked, “Can you give examples of children of world famous and rich people who also went to the top of their professions?”

There’s a list. I do not know of any such stars in tennis, but it puts to rest the idea that a rich kid can not have the drive to succeed in an ultra-competitive environment. I’m not interested in an argument. You seemed to be looking for examples to understand if it can happen, there are examples.


RZ Says:

Very cute. To the rest of us, Djokovic is the dominant #1 ranked player and we would be watching him, but to Stefan he is his father, which may explain why Stefan seemed more interested in looking at the net. :-)


Michael Says:

Wog Boy @ 10.42 pm,

“I don’t know if this makes any sense, due to my English?”

It made great sense to me. You have put it up very nicely.


Michael Says:

Lakie @ 12.21 pm,

“As far as I know, in tennis, no child of no. 1 player became no. 1″

Just because it hasn’t happened before, it doesn’t mean it will never happen in the foreseeable future and things are heavily titled against Stefan due to his accident of birth. Everything has a first in this World and History never had this tendency to be consistent although many events get repeated as a natural cycle. Who knows Stefan might break that barrier to emulate his father’s golden shoes. It all depends on his attitude and if it is positive then his parental connections will become a blessing in disguise.


lakie Says:

Michael, it is not impossible but doesn’t mean it is probable. It could happen. A monkey typing randomly on a typewriter for sufficient number of years could type whole of Shakespeare. Anything which can happen will happen sooner or later. I don’t know why we are arguing this point. I think after making my initial correct statement I got sidetracked by WB and others. So I want to clarify. The probability that Stefan will be tennis no. 1 is very low i.e. highly unlikely but it is NOT impossible.

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