Playing over 100 matches with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal made me a better player: Novak Djokovic

The Serb, who has often praised Federer and Rafael Nadal, once again credited both the legends for his success.

Playing over 100 matches with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal made me a better player: Novak Djokovic

Melbourne: Soon after defeating Roger Federer in their Australian Open men's semi-final, Novak Djokovic said that playing against the Swiss legend has made him a better player.

The Serb, who has often praised Federer and Rafael Nadal, once again credited both the legends for his success.

"Playing over a 100 matches with Federer and Nadal made me a better player," the five-time Australian Open champion said at the Rod Laver Arena.

Djokovic defeated Federer 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 at the Rod Laver Arena to move into his 17th consecutive Grand Slam final.

With his win today, Djokovic has surpassed the Swiss maestro 23-22 in their head-to-head record.

The 10-time major champion is now looking to match Roy Emerson's all-time record of six Australian Open titles.

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