Novak Djokovic becomes ‘cupid’ for close pals

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Published: September 4, 2015 10:36:51 AM

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic has become a matchmaker as he helped a close pal to propose to his girlfriend at the US Open on the tournament's showpiece Arthur Ashe Stadium

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic has become a matchmaker as he helped a close pal to propose to his girlfriend at the US Open on the tournament’s showpiece Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Novak Djokovic was practicing with Tommy Haas while his friend, Kirk Spahn, watched from the sideline and girlfriend Jenny Alden played umpire, Sports24 reports.

Once the session halted, Spahn went up to the official’s chair to propose to Alden.

Thereafter, Djokovic said on Facebook “Look what happened a few days ago on my practice session. I am very excited for you guys and glad I had a role in this wonderful surprise! Congratulations Kirk Spahn and Jenny.”

The 36-year-old actress took to Twitter to thank the Serbian star, saying “Ah Ha!! Thank you @DjokerNole for making my proposal such a special one.

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