Serbian Orthodox Christian Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open – 2021

OCP News Service – 21/2/21

Australia: Novak Djokovic of Serbia earned his 18th Grand Slam title by beating (7-5 6-2 6-2) Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the Australian Open on 21st February 2021. Djokovic extended his own record by claiming the Australian Open title for the ninth time.

“Before I am an athlete, I am an Orthodox Christian” – Novak Djokovic

Djokovic is a faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church. In the year 2011, he was awarded the highest award of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Order of St. Sava of the First Degree by His Holiness Patriarch for his contributions to generosity and religion.

Djokovic is famous for making the sign of the Orthodox cross while playing on the court.

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OCP News Service