Belgrade, first published December 18, 2021, 13:49 IST
Serbian Novak Djokovic is one of the greatest tennis players of modern times. He won a record 20 Grand Slam titles, a feat he shares with Switzerland’s Roger Federer and Spaniard Rafael Nadal, in addition to being the reigning world number one. Therefore, he was honored with Serbian stamps.
According to ATP, Djokovic will have some Serbian postage stamps in his name. While one will be for national postal services, the other will be for international postal service. As a result, he became the first Serbian athlete to bear stamps in his name.
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“An honor to receive my own Serbian stamp. Thank you to my generous country for this rare gift! I am humiliated !! Happy to share, we will partner with the Serbian National Postal Service on @novakfoundation projects so that every child has the opportunity to go to preschool 🙏🏼. Gratitude for everyone who has put this together. Now @jelenadjokovicndf and I are going to bring home some stamps for the kids to write to Santa Claus 😃📬🎅🏻 ”Djokovic wrote on social media.
Boban Savic designed the illustration for his stamp. He referred to Djokovic’s most notable achievements in his professional tennis career. It includes his 37 ATP Masters titles and 20 Slams. Therefore, he joined an elite roster of tennis stars, including the great Swiss Roger Federer, in the honorable feat.
Last updated on December 18, 2021, 13:50 IST