Number one on the tennis court, but also outside. Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have donated one million euros to Serbia for the purchase of respirators and other medical and health equipment necessary for the fight against Coronavirus.
The announcement came from the Serbian tennis player himself in a video released on the web in which he claims that everything will be purchased in China and Germany. Djokovic expressed thanks to the doctors and to all the staff working hard in the various hospitals to prevent the infection.
Recently, his colleague Roger Federer also decided to donate a similar amount to Switzerland. The other phenomenon of tennis Rafa Nadal launched an appeal on social networks together with the basketball player Pau Gasol to start a fundraiser in favor of the Spanish Red Cross.
In majors, Nole has won a record eight Australian Open titles, five Wimbledon titles, three US Open titles, and one French Open title. By winning the 2016 French Open, he became the eighth player in history to achieve the Career Grand Slam and the third man to hold all four major titles at once, the first since Rod Laver in 1969 and the first ever to do so on three different surfaces.
He is the only male player to have won all nine of the Masters 1000 tournaments. Novak said that the quarantine was finally giving him time to connect with his surroundings. “It helps me and my surroundings to strive to spend as much time as possible in a positive and cheerful spirit, to try to look as positively as possible.
There is a variety of reading, there is a lot of time. I am currently reading Radovan Damjanovic’s Serbo-Serbian Dictionary" - the World number 1 said. Radovan Damjanovic is a history professor in Belgrade. However, his area of work and research is something that many won’t know about. Damjanovic is associated with a branch of linguistics called Paleolinguistics.