Novak Djokovic: 'I see Rafael Nadal more than my mother'

Rafael Nadal of Spain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia pose prior to their men's singles final match during day eight of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 11, 2013
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Novak Djokovic jokes that he sees more of Rafael Nadal than he does of his own mother, due to the number of times that they have played each other.

Novak Djokovic has joked that he sees more of Rafael Nadal than he does of his own mother, due to the number of matches between the duo.

The pair met for the sixth time this year and 39th time overall in the final of the ATP World Tour Masters on Monday evening, where Djokovic prevailed in straight sets.

Djokovic has said that he and Nadal bring the best out of each other.

"We push each other to the limit," The Herald quotes Djokovic as saying.

"We make each other better players. We make each other work harder on our games, especially when we play against each other. It's always a huge challenge.

"I see him more than my mum actually."

The world number two will represent Serbia in the final of the Davis Cup against the Czech Republic this weekend.

Andy Murray of Great Britain poses with the Gentlemen's Singles Trophy following his victory in the Gentlemen's Singles Final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis
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1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060