Which Tennis Player Is a Mix of Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer from a Very Young Age? Rick Macci’s Answer Will Surprise You

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When it comes to greatness in tennis, many players climb that hill. However, there were only a few that made quite an impact on the sport like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic or the Williams sisters. Even when talking about upcoming tennis sensations, people usually try to see a little glimpse of the former greats. The same case happened with the childhood coach of Serena Williams, Rick Macci.
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He recently came ahead and talked about a player that had some of the qualities that were quite similar to tennis greats Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. However, the name of the player might surprise you!
Serena Williams’ childhood coach unveils the young tennis sensation who was a blend of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic
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In a recent tweet, tennis guru Rick Macci came ahead and talked about a player who resembled both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic at the astonishing age of 12. Jennifer Capriati, a former tennis player and a legend was the one whom Macci believed was similar to Fed and Novak at just 12.
Macci describes her as a smiling wizard with a great balance similar to that of the Djoker and great ball-striking skills similar to that of Federer. Macci further adds that she possessed an exceptional understanding of court geometry that made her stand apart from other young players from her age group.
“At age 12 Nobody hit the ball in the center of racquet every single time like the Jenerator Jennifer Capriati. Her Balance was like the Joker and her Ball Striking was like Fed. This smiling wizard knew the geometry of the Court like no other little kid that played the Sport,” said Macci in his tweet.
Thus, Rick Macci, with his recent tweet came ahead and talked about Jennifer Capriati, whom he felt had the abilities of both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. At just 12, she showed exceptional form and made her way to the top.
During her years as a professional tennis player, Jennifer Capriati took the tennis world by storm with her exceptional gameplay. That being said, let us now look at some of her career statistics.
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A deeper look into Jennifer Capriati’s career statistics
Jennifer Capriati, throughout her career as a professional tennis player managed to lay her hands on 3 grand slam titles. Not only this, she also managed to bag a gold medal during the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. Adding to this, she also managed to lay her hands on 2 WTA 1000 titles.
Moreover, with 14 career singles titles to her name a title in the doubles, she managed to end her career with a 430-176 winning record which is pretty impressive. Thus, at just 12, Rick Macci saw immense potential in Jennifer Capriati and trained her which paved the way for her greatness.
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