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Djokovic, Ivanovic have increased Serbia love for tennis - Chelsea star Matic

Chelsea star Nemanja Matic has revealed that tennis has emerged as one of the most popular sports in Serbia due to the recent successes of Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic.

When asked what sports, other than football, are popular in his country, Matic told the club's official website: "Basketball, volleyball, water polo, handball.The ones with balls!

"In the last 10 years, tennis too, because of the success of Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic.

"Also athletics, we have some good people there. Serbia likes sport a lot."

Vyom Chaudhary
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