World No. 1 Novak Djokovic spent the early part of his Friday addressing the United Nations in New York. Djokovic’s speech marked the proclamation of International Day of Sport for Development and Peace which will be celebrated on every April 6, the opening day the of first modern Olympic games in 1896.
Novak has been serving as UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia since August of 2011.
It was a real honor to address the UN and be given special privilege to speak on behalf of global family of athletes on this historic day.
— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) August 23, 2013
After the speech he returned to the US pen for a practice session.
Video of his speech:
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