Djokovic donates €1m to help Serbia combat coronavirus

first_img Loading… Promoted ContentThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeThe Best Cars Of All TimeWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black Holes11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?7 Famous And Incredibly Unique Places In ThailandWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks The player was speaking in a video conference from the southern Spanish city of Marbella, where he and his family are currently hunkering down under nationwide lockdown orders.“Our donation is for the purchase of life-saving respirators and other sanitary equipment,” said the tennis star.Normally based in Monaco, the family’s stay in Spain is “a pure coincidence”, according to his spokesperson.The 32-year-old said he was working on keeping a “positive spirit” and enjoying the family time with the tennis season thrown into chaos by the pandemic.The men’s ATP and women’s WTA Tours have been suspended until June 7, with the French Open postponed and Wimbledon facing possible postponement or even cancellation.“I don’t remember spending so much time with my family since I became a father,” added Djokovic, who declined to discuss tennis matters and told reporters he was passing time by reading a book on the “history of the Serbs”.He also said he plans to start “posting physical exercises I do in our apartment on social networks”.Novak Djokovic is donating one million euros to help Serbia fight th coronavirusRead Also: Wilfred Ndidi named best ball-holding midfielder in Premier LeagueDjokovic thanked China for sending several shipments of medical equipment and doctors to Serbia, where they are now helping guide Belgrade’s COVID-19 strategy.Seven people have died and more than 450 are known to be infected with the respiratory disease among Serbia’s seven million population, according to authorities.“I thank China from the bottom of my heart on behalf of myself and the entire nation,” he said.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic said Friday he was donating one million euros ($1.1 million) to help his native Serbia buy respirators and other gear to combat the coronavirus.Advertisementlast_img

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