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A Little Boy Offers To Marry Novak Djokovic, Settles For Hitting A Few Balls

Maybe Novak Djokovic is winning over the Federer-friendly U.S. Open crowd one person at a time. Here he is at an early practice session at Louis Armstrong Stadium, where a young boy shouts out "Will you marry me?" from the stands. Djokovic gives him the "Dancing in the Dark" treatment, waving him down onto the court, handing him his racquet, and letting him serve a few. The kid has a Novakish streak of his own—he's got a theatrical touch, and a great serve. We choose to assume for the moment that he's not a plant, and that this is not another would-be viral video orchestrated by Djokovic's representatives.

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