Djokovic visits with sick father

by: Matt Cronin November 14, 2012

After winning the ATP World Tour Finals, Novak Djokovic flies to be with his father, Srdjan, who has been in an intensive care unit for an acute respiratory illness. The London Independent reports that Srdjan had been flown from Belgrade to a hospital in Germany.

“Having my father fighting his own fight for health gave me extra strength that I wanted to play for him in a way,” Djokovic told reporters. “That’s one of the reasons I really gave it all in every match. This was a title for him. At a certain stage, it was very critical. We didn’t know what the next day would bring. But now he’s much better and he's recovering. I’m going to visit him tomorrow and see how it goes and try to bring the trophy with me and at least make him smile.”ac

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