Found November 30, 2011 on Busted Racquet:
Stallone. Schwarzenegger. Willis. Norris. Van Damme. Lundgren. Djokovic? The world's best tennis player is in Bulgaria filming a cameo for the upcoming Sylvester Stallone film, "Expendables 2." Deadline reports Djokovic was brought into the project by a producer and will play himself in a brief role. It's a perfect first movie role for Djokovic, who has wowed crowds with his impersonations of fellow tennis players for years. Can't you picture him rattling off a cheesy one-liner in a hammy action movie with legendary actors playing characters loosely-based on themselves? (In my imaginary screenplay, somebody tries to take a swing at Djokovic and he counters by punching them with his right fist, all while not breaking eye contact with the model he's speaking with. Then he says, "you should see my backhand.") Djokovic's burgeoning film career and his perfect inaugural role got us thinking of movie roles in which other tennis stars could thrive....

Novak Djokovic and His Puppy Thank You

Novak Djokovic’s season has ended on a sour note, but at least he has this little guy to help him recover from the beat down. The Australian Open ended abruptly for this tennis sensation with straight set loses to David Ferrer, 6-3, 6-1. Over the weekend, Novak sent this picture and a message to his fans thanking them for everything. “Hey everybody! Season is officially over...

Djokovic films cameo in Bulgaria

Tennis star Novak Djokovic made his cinematic debut Wednesday when he filmed scenes for his cameo appearance in "The Expendables 2" in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The world No. 1 tennis player is playing himself in the movie, although a source said his role required only a few hours of filming, The Sofia Echo reported. "The Expendables 2," an $80 million production...

Novak Djokovic to Star in 'Expendables 2'

He has had arguably the best tennis year of all time, is the current number 1 in the world, and is GQ's ACE of the Year, but Novak Djokovic isn't done with 2011 yet.  Novak has decided to flex his acting chops and join the all-star cast of the Expendables 2.  Fortunately, Novak won't have invest too much time training for his role because he is playing.....himself...

Novak Djokovic to Make Holleywood Debut Alongside Arnold

Remember the movie The Expendables? You know that action movie that featured everyone from Sly Stallone (who DIRECTED it!), Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Steve Austin, Eric Roberts (WOO! Getting work!) and many others, well the genius movie execs have greenlit a SECOND one, only a year later. This cast features Sly, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis and...Novak Djokovic...

Djokovic Visits Former Coach Gencic with Wimbledon trophy; Talk About Goals and His Head in 2012

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has been busy! After finishing up at the ATP World Tour Finals in London, he spent the weekend in Belgrade celebrating and visiting his childhood coach Jelena Gencic, received GQ’s “Ace of the Year” award, filmed a movie cameo in Bulgaria, and traveled to Bosnia to pick up another award, while talking with reporters about his outlook for...

Novak Djokovic Featured in ESPN the Magazine’s First-Ever “Interview Issue”

  Novak Djokovic is one of 17 athletes featured in the first-ever “Interview Issue” of ESPN the Magazine, which hits newsstands on Friday, Dec. 2.  Others include Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, auto racing’s Danica Patrick and Tony LaRussa, who announced his retirement as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals shortly after winning the World Series. Interviewed by ESPN...

Novak Djokovic Named “Ace of the Year” by GQ Magazine

GQ NAMES MEN OF THE YEAR FOR 2011 NOVAK DJOKOVIC, JAY-Z, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, AND MORE HONORED AT 16TH ANNUAL EVENT DECEMBER ISSUE ON NEWSSTANDS NATIONWIDE—NOVEMBER 22, 2011 NEW YORK—GQ announced today the 2011 Men of the Year: the magazine’s annual list of the men (and woman) who entertained, excited, and inspired us most this year. The biggest names in music, film, theater...

Novak Djokovic is one of GQ’s 2011 men of the year

Novak Djokovic, a tuxdeo jacket, a popped collar and the US Open trophy make an appearance in the pages of next month's GQ magazine. The world No. 1 was selected as one of 2011's men of the year, joining Jay-Z, Steve Carrell, Frank Ocean and Mila Kunis (it's an eclectic list). Deadspin's Tom Scocca writes the accompanying article and it's worth the read. Then...
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