December 4 Evening's Top Sports Highlights: Djokovic Earns Praise for Displaying 'Exceptional Standards'

(Sports news) Holger Rune admitted that Novak Djokovic is helping young tennis players improve their professional level.


Djokovic is praised as having "extremely high standards"




Holger Rune believes that Novak Djokovic's "extremely high standards" will help him and other young players improve their expertise. “Djokovic won't stop until we beat him, so the sooner we have to raise our level, the sooner we can inherit him,” said the Dane.





Rune praised Djokovic




I really like the fact that Djokovic is still playing tennis because you know that young players like us get to see the real level of world tennis in a way, what's the real deal, you know there.





If you've never played Federer, Nadal or Djokovic, I think we're missing out on something and I think Djokovic is like an incredibly high standard and I think for us, that's very helpful.”




Verstappen and Red Bull were honored




Max Verstappen was voted “International Driver of the Year” by Autosport. The F1 world champion beat legendary Aston Martin driver Fernando Alonso, IndyCar champion Alex Palou and Formula E world champion Jake Dennis to win the award.





Meanwhile, Red Bull's RB19 was named "International Competition Car of the Year". Red Bull team leader Christian Horner received the John Bolster award for technical excellence.




Conor McGregor revealed he will return soon




Recently, famous UFC fighter Conor McGregor accidentally revealed on page X that he will return to the ring, but the specific time and opponent were not mentioned. McGregor wrote: "Right now, I have 4 kids and a big fight coming up. I have a business with over 300 employees. So I need to adjust my hours correctly to Get everything done well."





Previously, there was information that the Irish boxer would return in the summer of 2024. After nearly 2 years of absence, Conor McGregor decided to register on USADA's checklist to prepare for his return to the UFC.




Tennis player Hai Dang stopped in the quarterfinals of the El Salvador International tournament





Vietnamese badminton player Hai Dang had a pretty good tournament when he appeared in the quarterfinals at El Salvador International. Dang's opponent is Jonathan Matias of Brazil. In this match, Hai Dang started well with a narrow victory 22-20 in the first set. However, in the next two sets, the Vietnamese player appeared exhausted and lost 19-21 and 18-21, thereby losing 1-2 in the end.




Stopping in the quarterfinals of El Salvador International is not a bad result for Hai Dang. He performed well before entering the final tournament of the year, the Canada International Challenge. The tournament will take place next week.





Wawrinka's former coach revealed a surprise about Djokovic




Sharing on his personal page, Stan Wawrinka's former coach Magnus Norman made a surprising revelation about Novak Djokovic. "The world has gone through a year filled with hatred and violence, so it's good to know this information. Thank you Djokovic for your noble gesture without others knowing."





Novak Djokovic and Hamad Medjedovic




Nole has helped young tennis player Hamad Medjedovic financially over the past year but asked to keep it hidden from the media. Medjedovic just won the Next Gen Finals 2023 championship after defeating Arthur Fils.




The UFC president defended the referee





The UFC is being strongly condemned after the incident in the match between Jalin Turner and Bobby Green in the light heavyweight division. Referee Kerry Hatley let Turner repeatedly punch the back of his opponent's head when Green could no longer resist. UFC president Dana White immediately defended the referee, saying "he feels very regretful about this decision".




Tiger Woods did not play well at the Hero World Challenge




Tiger Woods is not playing well in this comeback. The American legend only achieved a score equal to the standard number of strokes before entering the final day of competition. Tiger Woods is ranked 16th/20 remaining players in the tournament and is 16 strokes behind the leader, Scottie Scheffler.




Luka Doncic and his teammates set a new record




Luka Doncic and his teammates have just set a new record for the Dallas Mavericks team in the NBA. They had a streak of up to 30-0 within 6 minutes in the 4th quarter. From being down 87-111, Dallas Mavericks rose to a 117-111 lead. Luka Doncic played extremely well with 36 points, 18 assists and 15 rebounds. Unfortunately, this superstar's team still lost 126-120.