Tennis - World no. 1 Novak Djokovic, playing in this weekend's semi final tie against Canada, will be given the Davis Cup Committment Award this weekend by the ITF. The Serb will be one of 27 players to get the award this weekend.
The award is given to players who have shown long-standing dedication to representing their country in the Davis Cup. Each award recipient must have competed in a minimum of 20 home-and-away ties or 50 ties at any level of the competition (including week-long zone group events) over their career.
This weekend presentations will be made to the following players -
Belgium* - Patrick Hombergen
Croatia** - Boro Jovanovic
Dominican Republic - Victor Estrella
Germany - Jurgen Fassbender
Latvia - Andis Juska, Deniss Pavlovs
Netherlands - Paul Haarhuis
Philippines - Felicisimo Ampon (posthumous), Johnny Arcilla, Raymundo Deyro, Juan Johnson Jose
Serbia - Novak Djokovic, Janko Tipsarevic, Nenad Zimonjic, Slobodan Zivojinovic
Slovak Republic - Dominik Hrbaty, Karol Kucera
Slovenia - Marko Tkalec, Grega Zemlja
Switzerland - Heinz Gunthardt, Jakob Hlasek, Marc Rosset
United Arab Emirates - Esam Abdulaal (BRN), Sultan Khalfan Al Alawi (QAT), Omar Al Awadhy (UAE), Mahmoud Nader Alblooshi (UAE), Khalid Al Nabhani (OMA)