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Novak presented with a Centrepoint Premier Award

by , Posted on 9th Dec 2012

Reigning world no.1 Novak Djokovic was presented with a special Centrepoint Award by the charity’s patron, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, at the Winter Whites Gala in London’s Royal Albert Hall on Saturday evening.
Novak received the Centrepoint Premier Award for Contribution to the Lives of Youth Across the World.

The Award honours those whose contribution to youth inspires young people across the world and awards their commitment to giving back and eradicating such humankind crises as poverty, health, education, hunger, and homelessness.

“This special award is a great motivation for me to continue contributing to the lives of youth across the world. I am happy to see there are many wonderful people willing to join and help those who are less fortunate… I would like to thank Prince William and Centrepoint for the award”

, Novak said.

The Winter Whites Gala event was held in the Royal Albert Hall, which hosts the Statoil Masters Tennis. It was transformed into an enchanted Winter Wonderland, featuring some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment.

A charity auction was held with an aim to help people around the world. Novak’s signed racquet, signed Lionel Messi’s T-shirt, Bradley Wiggins Tour de France jersey,…and other interesting items were up for the auction.

About Centerpoint

Prince William has been Centrepoint’s patron since 2005, continuing his late mother Princess Diana’s work. Founded in 1969, Centrepoint has helped more than 75,000 homeless young people (16-25 year-olds) and is dedicated to ending youth homelessness.

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