Tennis world no.1 Novak Djokovic, his wife Jelena, and the Novak Djokovic Foundation, will donate € 1 million to help buy ventilators and other medical equipment in his native Serbia.
After winning the prestigious award for achievements in 2011, 2014 and 2015, the 14-time Grand Slam champion is once again among the world’s greatest sports stars. He beat Lewis Hamilton, LeBron James, Luka Modric, Kylian Mbappé and Eliud Kipchoge for the top men’s award.
The Laureus World Sports Awards, which are given annually since 2000, recognise outstanding sporting achievements during the previous calendar year. Novak leads the men’s nominations along with Lewis Hamilton, LeBron James, Luka Modric, Kylian Mbappé and Eliud Kipchoge
Novak will receive the 2018 year-end ATP World Tour no.1 trophy this Sunday at The O2. He has also been selected by fellow players as the Comeback Player of the Year following his historic return from elbow surgery and a no.22 ATP Ranking in June to clinch year-end no. 1
Novak Djokovic is the new member of Asics family. The news was announced at a launch in Melbourne on Thursday, where the Japan-based footwear company introduced the new Gel Resolution Novak shoe.
After pulling out from Abu Dhabi exho and ATP Doha event due to pain in his right elbow, Novak is travelling to Australia where he will take part in two exhibition tournaments. After the two events, the decision will be made about his participation at the first Grand Slam of the season, the Australian Open (15-28 January, 2018), where Nole has been crowned champion six times.
Czech tennis player Radek Stepanek has joined the coaching team of Novak Djokovic for the next season, which was announced tonight in quite an interesting way - through an Instagram live. One of the best Czech tennis players in history is set to partner with American Andre Agassi in the team, as Novak's tennis coach.