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Serbia postal service honors Djokovic with stamps

Serbia postal service honors Djokovic with stamps

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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates on the finish of his males’s singles semi-final tennis match between Croatia and Serbia of the Davis Cup tennis event on the Madrid enviornment in Madrid on December 3, 2021. (AFP)

BELGRADE, Serbia  – Tennis’ world primary Novak Djokovic stated Friday that the Serbia nationwide postal service has honored him by launching a collection of stamps that includes him and his sports activities achievements.

I’m humbled!” Djokovic stated on Twitter.

“An honor to obtain my very personal Serbian stamp. Thanks to my beneficiant nation for this uncommon reward!”

The Publish of Serbia introduced the stamps titled “Tennis: Novak Djokovic, the world racket primary” at an occasion attended by the 34-year-old star on Thursday.

It stated it was the primary time it had put an athlete on a stamp.

“The stamps characterize an athlete… the perfect tennis participant of immediately and the perfect athlete within the historical past of Serbian sports activities,” a Serbia Publish assertion stated.

Djokovic can also be a “nice humanist and philanthropist” it stated, referencing his training basis that it stated “helped reconstruct 48 kindergartens and supported greater than 2,200 lecturers of their work all through Serbia”.

The stamps characteristic Djokovic and his sports activities achievements — notably 350 weeks as world primary, 20 Grand Slam titles in addition to 37 titles on the ATP Masters tournaments.

Earlier this month, Djokovic was named among the many entries for the Australian Open, following intense hypothesis about his vaccination standing.

The Serbian had forged doubt on whether or not he would defend his Melbourne title subsequent month, refusing to disclose whether or not he was inoculated in opposition to coronavirus, a requirement to play.


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