Why does Novak Djokovic eat grass when he wins Wimbledon?


GRAND SLAM king Novak Djokovic is arguably one of the best tennis players to grace the grass – and he evidently loves the taste of it too.

The Serbian superstar overcame Nick Kyrgios’ Centre Court antics to lift a FOURTH successive Wimbledon trophy.

Djokovic enjoys eating grass after he wins at Wimbledon


Djokovic enjoys eating grass after he wins at WimbledonCredit: AP

And once again, Djokovic decided to appease his appetite with a few blades of grass.

But why does the world number one feast upon a piece of the Wimbledon court whenever he wins?

Why does Novak Djokovic eat grass when he wins Wimbledon?

Legendary BBC presenter Sue Barker quizzed Novak Djokovic on his unusual Wimbledon ritual after the 2014 win against Roger Federer.

The Wimbledon King said: “It’s a little tradition obviously.

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“As a kid, I was dreaming of winning Wimbledon so like every child, you dream of doing something crazy when you actually achieve it – if you achieve it – and that was one of the things.”

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Djokovic added another trophy to his ever growing cabinet at the expense of Nick Kyrgios in the 2022 final.

Which meant that the Serbian star has now won this competition four times in a row – taking into consideration that the 2020 edition was scrapped due to Covid-19.

And that has also take his total tally up to seven out of the 17 times he has featured at the All England club.

Below are the dates for every time Djokovic has been victorious at Wimbledon:


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