Serbian top ranked tennis player becomes UNICEF Ambassador

 

Tennis star Novak Djokovic will serve as UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia.

The world's top ranked tennis player from Serbia has become a national ambassador for the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) following his appointment at a ceremony in New York on Monday.

Priyanka Pruthi of UNICEF Television reports.

The world's Number One tennis player, Novak Djokovic, is now championing the cause of child rights.

He was appointed as a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia in New York.

The tennis ace is in the country for the US Open where vying to capture his third Grand Slam title of the year.

"I would like to help the Serbian children to realize their dreams because I have been dreaming myself all my life to become the world's best tennis player and I think anything is possible if you really believe that you can achieve."

Djokovic will kick-start his work as National Ambassador by focusing on programmes that provide children with a strong educational foundation. In New York, this is Priyanka Pruthi reporting for UNIECEF Television.

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