EWN's Cindy Poluta on speaking to winner Djokovic at Laureus World Sports Awards

The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards took place in Monaco on Monday night.

Tennis star Novak Djokovic, golfing legend Tiger Woods, the French Soccer Team and gymnast Simone Biles were the big winners.

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EWN Sports reporter Cindy Poluta, who is in Monaco covering the awards, says Djokovic and Biles were awarded Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.

It is not every day that you get to meet someone like Djokovic and I just asked him in terms of parenting, do his kids understand that he is a world champion? And he gave such a fascinating answer and he said the other day he was playing tennis with his son somewhere public and somebody asked him for a photo and his son said, why does someone want a photo of you? And he told him that every now and then I played some tennis.

Cindy Poluta, Sport reporter - EWN

He adds that Djokovic said he is never worried about his family watching him play tennis and the kind of role model he is to them as he always tries to conduct himself well at all times.

Listen below to the full interview:


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