Barack and Michelle Obama cheered on Novak Djokovic from the entrance row of the tennis famous person’s US Open match Monday evening … an attention-grabbing sight — contemplating the trio could not have been extra in disagreement over the COVID vaccine for the previous few years.
No. 44 and his spouse had been noticed clapping after many of the Joker’s factors in his dominant win over Alexandre Muller at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.
The match marked the primary time Djokovic was in a position to take part within the well-known match since 2021 — as he wasn’t allowed to journey to the U.S. final yr as a result of his unwillingness to get the COVID vax.
After all, the Obamas have staunchly urged individuals to get the jab because it grew to become accessible years in the past — even sharing movies of them receiving it again in 2021.
Appears all three had been in a position to put their variations apart Monday evening, nonetheless … ‘trigger it was all smiles from every social gathering all through the night.
Hours earlier than Djokovic’s large win, the Obamas took in Coco Gauff‘s match in opposition to Laura Siegemund … and the U.S. star could not have been extra thrilled about it.
Regardless of a irritating match the place she argued with officers over the way in which Siegemund was taking prolonged breaks between factors … Gauff mentioned her complete temper modified when she bought to fulfill with the Obamas afterward.
“I used to be like, ‘Oh, my God,'” Gauff mentioned, starstruck after their meetup. “I have not soaked it in as a result of I actually simply walked in right here. I believe I’ll always remember that second for the remainder of my life. I went from being actually upset after a win to, like, being actually blissful.”
She even mentioned the 2 supplied her recommendation — and had been pleased with her for sticking up for herself throughout her match.