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  • Djokovic avoids Wimbledon iconic dish

    7/4/13 7:44 AM | Johan Lindahl
    Djokovic avoids Wimbledon iconic dish Wimbledon top seed Novak Djokovic has made a habit of passing up on the tournament's iconic strawberries and cream treat after trying the rich concoction back in his early days.

    The No. 1 who was among the first players to go onto a gluten-free diet several seasons ago, said that he's better off avoiding the tasty treat.

    “The first thing I tried when I came to Wimbledon seven years ago was strawberries and cream. It’s the most famous thing about Wimbledon so I had to try it. But as the years have passed by I’ve been maturing
    and learning about my body, so now I have a specific diet that I respect before and during the tournaments, so there’ll be no cream this year,” he said

    Wimbledon annually sets records for strawberry consumption, with 28,000 kilograms of the English-grown fruit downed during the tennis fortnight. More than 7,000 litres of cream go on top.

    Djokovic hopes that his dedication - to his diet and more importantly to his tennis - will help him to a second title after winning the trophy in 2011 and also playing three semi-finals.

    While he will say that he seeks solitude at the park of a Wimbledon Buddhist temple, the composition of the diet which has contributed to his rise to the top of the ATP remain top-secret. “I have a specific
    diet that I respect before and during the tournaments, so there’ll be no cream this year.”

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