The best Serbian tennis players took part in charity football match

Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic

The best Serbian tennis players, Davis Cup champions, Novak Djokovic, Viktor Troicki, Janko Tipsarevic, Nenad Zimonjic and other Serbia Open participants, played a humanitarian football match today at the FC Dorcol stadium.

Savo Milosevic led their opponents’ team, Stars, with Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, actor Milan Kalinic, journalist Andrej Kulundzic and others in the squad.

The final score was 1-1. CNN reporter Pedro Pinto scored for the tennis players’ team in the first half, and the former Red Star striker Nenad Jestrovic equalised the result.

The match was attended by 500 spectators. All the proceeds will go for the National Association of Parents of Children with Cancer (NURDOR). The Union of Tennis Professionals has organised a tennis program for Kids called “Tennis 10s”, a part of the ITF’s ‘Tennis Play and Stay’ campaign.

“Thanks to everyone who’s come to this match. All the people who have been here today have shown they have a big heart. There are many individuals and organisations in our country that need help, and it’s never enough,” said the best Serbian tennis player and no.1 seed at Serbia Open Novak Djokovic.

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