Djokovic now motivated by inspiring others and breaking records – Tennis Magazine

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Having won a lot of trophies in his career, Novak Djokovic says he's now motivated by inspiring others and breaking more records.

The 32-year-old Serb has won 16 Grand Slams and notched 275 weeks at No. 1 in the rankings.

"It's always about finding that purpose," he was quoted having told pressby AFPat the Abu Dhabi exhibition event. "For me, especially for couple of years, it's not only about winning a tennis match or a trophy.It had to be something greater than my own achievements. Something that would be related to legacy, something that would be inspiringothers, particularly kids."

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And he enjoys having the potential to break records during his career.

"That's a goal," he said. "In order to compete as a professional tennis player at the highest level, you really need goals, daily goals, monthly goals, yearly goals.So I do have them, as everyone else. Of course, I'm aware of the privilege that I have to fight for history and to be able toachieve even greater things and that's something that drives me, alongside other things."

Djokovic is No. 2 in the rankings. The ATP Cup is scheduled to be his next competitive appearance.

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