Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Top Serbian honour for tennis stars Ana Ivanovic, Jelena Jankovic

Jelena Jankovic

Serbia’s former tennis world No. 1 stars Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic are all set to receive their country’s top honour — the Karadjordje Star.

The leading sports icons will receive the honour from Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic at a glitzy ceremony which marks the country’s National Day tomorrow.

Tennis star Novak Djokovic had received the award in February 2012.

Ana Ivanovic

Ivanovic, who announced her retirement from the sport last season, won the French Open in 2008 and reached the No. 1 spot, while Jankovic also went on to becomes a No. 1 and still competes on the WTA Tour, currently ranked No. 50.

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