Novak Đoković receives Monaco accolade
World's best tennis player Novak Đoković received the Vermillion Medal for Physical Education and Sports, presented by Prince Albert of Monaco.Source: Tanjug
The Serbian athlete is one of several laureates, that include prominent athletes and sports professionals in Monaco, said reports.
The medal was established in 1939 and is awarded to individuals who contributed to the development of physical education and sports in Monaco through their remarkable achievements in sports arenas.
The ceremony was held on Monday, during the Monte Carlo Masters.
Đoković, who resides in the tiny Mediterranean principality, will not compete in the first round. He will play against the winner of the Andreas Seppi-Viktor Hanesku match in the second round.