Auction the racket with Djokovic who won Roland Garros 2016

Novak Djokovic won the 2026 French Open after the final with Andy Murray.


Auction the racket with Djokovic who won Roland Garros 2016

The racket helped Novak Djokovic win the French Open 7 years ago. Photo: FO
The racket that Novak Djokovic used and won in the 2016 French Open final has been put up for auction. Experts believe it could sell for more than six figures.

After defeating Andy Murray in four sets at Roland Garros, Djokovic used his racket to draw a heart on the clay court before throwing it towards the fans in the stands, where Abby Doherty became the lucky fan. catch.

Seven years on, the racket has now been sold through California-based SCP auction. The highest bid is currently 19,489 USD.


However, some experts believe the final price could exceed $100,000.
Abby Doherty, the lucky owner of the 2016 clay court Grand Slam championship racket. Photo: Daily MailAbby Doherty, the lucky owner of the 2016 clay court Grand Slam championship racket. Photo: Daily Mail
“It all happened as if in slow motion. He threw the racket into the audience,” Abby Doherty said about being lucky enough to catch the racket, “I had an ‘Oh my God’ moment because the racket was coming straight at us.

It hit my hand and fell to the ground. I quickly ran there, put my foot on the racket and grabbed the handle. I held it tight.

After the game, I ran down to where he left the field. I really wanted to get his signature on the racket, but I couldn’t get his attention.”

Djokovic ‘s 27-inch racquet has a double-wrapped calfskin handle and also showed signs of wear and tear after his match with Murray. The word ‘Novak’ is also printed on the racket.

“It was a really difficult decision,” Doherty said of the decision to put his racquet up for sale, “You have this really cool piece of sports memorabilia but it’s been sitting in my closet for six years.” Already”.


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