Tennis icon Novak Djokovic responded to Sachin Tendulkar’s clever post about their video together with Australia’s Steve Smith during a charity event at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. The renowned Indian cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, expressed his delight at witnessing the tennis legend share a moment with Australian cricketer Steven Smith, engaging in a few rallies as part of the charity event. Sachin added a touch of humor to his official social media post, stating, “Beautiful to see two accomplished sportsmen having a moment. The score is ‘love-all.'” Novak Djokovic actively participated in various sports during the event, including cricket with Steven Smith and Jackson Warne, the son of the legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 12, 2024
— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) January 12, 2024
The three individuals commenced their activity with the Australian pair delivering a couple of balls to the Serbian tennis icon, who attempted to hit them outside the boundary, entertaining the crowd and viewers. Djokovic joined in, bowling to Smith, who effortlessly sent the deliveries out of the park. The reigning Australian Open champion is eager to resume his winning streak and defend his title in the upcoming tournament. During their tennis session, Djokovic was pleasantly surprised by Smith’s skill in returning the ball, a capability he hadn’t anticipated from the Australian star.
The proceedings commenced with a traditional singles match featuring the Greek competitor Stefano Tsitsipas. Djokovic succeeded in securing the initial set, leading to a transition to a mixed doubles format, where the Serbian partnered with Aryna Sabalenka.