Jun 25, 2008

djokovic on losing

Sure, Tiger has his knee problems, but here's some cross-sport support for the kernel of truth in his Nike ad about mental toughness, Wimbledon third seed Navat Djokovic on losing to unseeded Marat Safin.

In the end, this is another reason to show to the people that this is a very mental game. ... Even though you are feeling great in certain moments and feeling a lot of confidence and motivation, everything can blow away in a second if you are mentally not ready and prepared for the challenge. Today, I had just a block, a mental block.