TSS: Ivanovic and Djokovic the best in 2012
Top ranked Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic and one in the world Novak Djokovic were named in 2012. year, the choice of the Serbian Tennis Association (TSS)
In a ceremony at the Hyatt for the best coach was named coach of the Fed Cup selection Dejan Vranes, Red Star is the best team and the best judge Nemanja Radic.
TSS-President Vuk Jeremic said that at the end of the year was great for Serbian tennis, and the sport has become "the most powerful weapon for the promotion of our country in the world."
"This is a special evening for Serbian tennis, but for me, because I am here for the first time as the president of alliances. Previous year was great, both for our tennis, and for the promotion of our country. Serbia is at the forefront of the United Nations, which makes it very visible in the world, but thanks to the success of players it is even more apparent. should be proud of the results, we have the best in the world, great tennis players, hopefully soon, some new champions, "said the minister, noting the significant jubilee - 90 years since the establishment of alliances.
Youth and Sports Minister Alisa Maric said that tennis is on the pedestal of Serbian sports, and it fully deserved, thanks to their results.
"When I started chess career, I met Monica Seles, who then began his great career., And I even played with it. Chess in tennis and it is always important to find an opponent to measure. Later I watched the matches in Belgrade tennis players, then there were not many people in the stands, but now things have changed, tennis is the rightful pedestal Serbian spoprta. Hopefully in the future it will record even better results, "said Gretel.
Award "Pride of the nation" for the greatest achievement in the field of sports results in the history of TSS is awarded to Monica Seles, Slobodan Stojkovic, Nenad Zimonjic, Jelena Jankovic, Ana Ivanovic and Novak Djokovic, the tennis players who were the first of his career on the ATP or WTA rankings in singles or doubles.
Radmila Armenulic, Genčić Helen and Nikola Spear was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.
For best juniors were named Nina Stojanovic and Laszlo ĐERI (18 years), and Ivana and Peter Jorović Čonkić (under 16 years).
In the competition to 14 years are the best Nikolina Jovic and Momir Kecmanović, while Jovana Vukovic and Bodin Žarković best among 12-year olds.
Were awarded and two journalists specialized in tennis - Vojin Velickovic Journal of Sport and Milan Boskovic from B92.
The award for overall contribution to the field of sports, for individuals and organizations who, through their actions helped to TSS at the top of the pyramid is the most successful Alliance in Serbia is given: tennis clubs Red Star, Partizan, Vojvodina, Spartak Subotica, Nis Workers and Palic, Ministry youth and Sports Secretariat for sports and Youth of Belgrade, RTS, Telekom Serbia, Gemaks, Serbia Open, the Davis Cup team, the Fed Cup team, the NIS to Gazprom, "Kombank Arena" Imlek, Aleksandar Popovic (oldest live Davis Cup player ), Ivku Plecevic Janko Tipsarevic, Dusan Vemic, Viktor Troicki, Boris Pashanski, Nebojsa Djordjevic, Maja Djukic, Dragan Zaric, Tatiana Jecmenica, Katarina Misic, Timotić Ani, Alexandra Krunic and Bojana Jovanovski.