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Some Other Dumb Shit Novak Djokovic Believes

Novak Djokovic said he was “opposed to vaccination” and would be uncomfortable if taking a coronavirus vaccine was a condition for playing on tour. The men’s tennis world No. 1 made these remarks during a livestream on Sunday, translated from the original Serbian by Reuters:

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Novak Djokovic Raised Himself From The Dead

I have many regrets at this hour. They include, but are not limited to, genuinely believing someone born after 1987 could win a major title, believing this even into the fifth set at the Australian Open final against this specific opponent, and (as a result) staying awake between the hours of 4 and 8 a.m. ET. Really bad judgment all around. But, under certain circumstances, you do gotta hand it Novak Djokovic.

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Dominic Thiem Might Actually Do This

Dominic Thiem, who’ll play in the Australian Open final, hits the ball like it’s a piñata: with the clear intent to destroy it, and with his eyes emphatically closed. (Consult a slow-mo if you’re skeptical about the last bit.) This has worked well enough for him, at least on clay, but something about the approach was unconvincing. I didn’t believe in him as a player until, suddenly, at the 2018 U.S. Open, I very much did. The blind power was beginning to develop a brain.

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