Miami: Novak and colleagues for Japan

Novak will lead a team of tennis stars in an exhibition football match against a professional team Fort Lauderdale Strikers to raise money for Japan which is facing disastrous earthquake and tsunami consequences.

The event will take place in Miami on Wednesday, March 23.

Djokovic’s team will consist of ATP World Tour stars: Kei Nishikori, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Fernando Verdasco, Richard Gasquet, Feliciano Lopez, Viktor Troicki, Marcos Baghdatis, David Ferrer, Jurgen Melzer.

”I am very concerned for the people of Japan and think it is only right that we do whatever we can to help those in need,” said Novak.

The match will be followed by dinner and charity auction.

All the proceeds will go for Japan.

The dinner event is being organised by GR8 Miami event planning, and tickets for the event can be bought by visiting

Nole and Rafa played an exhibition match in Colombia last night in front of more than 14,000 spectators who had opportunity to see the two best ranked players in the world for the first time.

Nadal won the exhibition 7-6(5), 6-3.

See how Nole and Rafa danced salsa with attractive Columbian girl:

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