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Watch: An Emotional Novak Djokovic Breaks Down In Tears During US Open 2023 Celebration With Serbia Basketball Team

Novak Djokovic landed his 24th Grand Slam by winning the US Open title on Sunday and was welcomed by his hometown fans in Belgrade.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds up his US Open championship trophy
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US Open 2023 champion Novak Djokovic could not control his emotions when he received a warm welcome in his hometown of Belgrade. (More Tennis News)

The 36-year-old was welcomed by thousands of fans who lined up in Belgrade's city hall during a celebration held for the members of the Serbian national basketball team and the tennis star himself.

Djokovic was shown on the big screen as he made a surprise apperance alongside the basketball players as thousands of Serbian fans gathered in the city hall to celebrate Serbia's national basketball team's silver medal at the FIBA World Cup.

Djokovic's US Open triumph was huge for Serbia and the fans showed their love for their hero. Fans showed their love and support for Djokovic and it was truly an emotional moment.

Djokovic addressed the crowd from the balcony and thanked the fans who welcomed him not before breaking down in tears. The new world number one was then consoled by Serbian basketball star Nikola Milutinov.

Earlier, Djokovic recorded his 24th Slam singles title on Sunday when he defeated Russian Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 in the U.S. Open final. All of Serbian's triumphs have come during the Open era.

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