“There’s so many athletes, tennis players around the world,” he continued, trying to put his life into some kind of perspective, “they want to be the best in what they do. They want to succeed. Many of them, they don’t succeed in the end. I’m fortunate to have this opportunity and succeed.”
I could picture Novak running across the net to retrieve a ball, running to the side, kneeling down. Then the player about to serve stops his service motion, distracted by a rhythmic tapping: "who's bouncing a tennis ball?"