Novak Djokovic’s Foundation ‘Joins Forces’ With National Library of Serbia for an Exciting Project

Published 12/22/2021, 11:40 AM EST
Sep 8, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after winning a quarterfinal match against Matteo Berrettini of Italy on day ten of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports


For his phenomenal accomplishments on the court, World No.1 Novak Djokovic receives immense love and appreciation all across the world, especially from his home country, Serbia. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, through his foundation, also tries his best to give back to the community as much as possible.

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National Library of Serbia collaborates with the Novak Djokovic foundation

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Recently, Jelena, co-founder and director of the Novak Djokovic foundation, took to Twitter to share an exciting venture of the foundation in partnership with the National Library of Serbia.

I look forward to helping kids discover the beauty of the book world as @novakfoundation joins forces with the National Library of Serbia in the very near future!”. 

In a detailed Instagram post, Jelena expressed her love of books and how excited she was to lead this new step for Djokovic’s foundation.

It’s not a secret that I love books and libraries. The National Library of Serbia is a place for research and inspiration. I’m still blown away by the smell of their books and wooden shelves, endless titles to be immersed in. Such a grand silence inviting you to keep asking more and more questions.” 

Jelena continued, No beginning and no end to learning. I look forward to helping kids discover the beauty of the book world as we join forces together with our foundation in the very near future!”

While specific details related to this project are yet to be revealed, it’s heartening to see Novak Djokovic and Jelena playing an active role in the holistic development of kids from Serbia.

Djokovic is yet to announce his decision about the 2022 Australian Open

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Coming to tennis, Djokovic won the Paris Masters and went on to become the year-end world no.1 for a record seventh time in his career. Later, the Serb represented his country at the Davis Cup and reached the semi-finals.

Tennis – Davis Cup Finals – Group F – Serbia v Austria – Olympiahalle, Innsbruck, Austria – November 26, 2021 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during his match against Austria’s Dennis Novak REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

As of now, the World No.1 is yet to reveal his decision to fly to Australia and play the ‘Happy Slam‘. Over the past few weeks, there have been immense speculations over the Serb getting a medical exemption to travel to Melbourne.

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While tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley and others denied the rumors, all eyes lie on Novak Djokovic over the next few days as the players’ deadline to reveal their decision is fast approaching.

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Sagar Ashtakoula

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Sagar Ashtakoula is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He has been following the sport since 2007. Sagar has completed his graduation in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

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