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By Richard Pagliaro | @Tennis_Now | Friday, February 23, 2024

They share the most prolific rivalry in ATP history.

Iconic rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic run into each other even when they're sky high.

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Grand Slam king Djokovic, who has been training in Spain, shared this shot of running into king of clay Nadal on the flight from Spain to Los Angeles where both men plan to play Indian Wells next month.

"Great company on the way to USA," Djokovic wrote in a social media post alongside a mid-flight photo of the superstars tatting Tennis Paradise, the ATP Tour and Vamos nation.

The 22-time Grand Slam champion Nadal recently shared his feelings on the "real" Novak saying while they are not close friends they share a mutual respect.

Nadal also said numbers don't lie: Djokovic is the one true GOAT. The 14-time Roland Garros champion said Djokovic is more personable and warmer than the intense image the Serbian superstar sometimes projects on court.

It looks like they had a good flight together.

Photo credit: Mark Peterson/Corleve