Tennis Player (1987 – )
Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player, who is world no one in men’s singles tennis by the Association of tennis professional (ATP). Likely, Djokovic has won fifteen grand slam singles titles, 5 ATP Finals titles, 33 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, 12 ATP Tour 500 titles, and has held the No. one spot in the ATP rankings for over 250 weeks.
Novak Djokovic’s Biography Facts
Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Novak Djokovic was born in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia on may 22, 1987, and is presently 32 years old. His father’s name is Srđan Djokovic and his mother’s name is Dijana. When he was four years old he got introduced to the sport and by the time he was six, during the summer of 1993. in his parent’s fast-food joint at Mount Kopaonik, he was noticed by a Serbian tennis player and coach Jelena Genčić.
He has 2 siblings namely, Marko Djokovic and Djordje Djokovic. Novak holds Serbo-Montenegrin- Serbian citizenship and Serbian ethnicity.
Talking about Novak’s education history, there’s no data regarding his educational achievements.
Professional Life and Career
Talking about his profession, during 2003 he turned professional and at first played in ‘ATP challenger Series’ and ‘Futures’ tournaments and from 2003 to 2005 he bagged 3 wins in each.
During 2005 he qualified for ‘Australian Open’ marking his 1st ‘Grand Slam’ tournament however was eliminated within the 1st round by Marat Safin, the eventual winner of the title.
During 2006 he achieved his 1st 2 ‘ATP’ titles by winning ‘Dutch Open’ on the outdoor clay court and ‘Moselle Open’ on indoor hard courts. That year for the primary time he reached the top twenty list in rankings.
Likewise, his major achievement came that year with ‘Roger Cup’ wherever he defeated world’s top 3 ranked players Andy Roddick (No. 3), Rafael Nadal (No, 2) and Roger Federer (No. 1) in the quarterfinals, semi-finals and final matches respectively. That year he was named best athlete of Serbia by ‘Olympic Committee of Serbia’ and additionally received the ‘Golden Badge’.
He was a part of the Serbian team that won ‘Davis Cup’ defeating France in 2010. He was at his performing best in 2011 winning 3 of the four ‘Grand Slam’ titles (‘US Open’, ‘Wimbledon’ and ‘Australian Open’) and a total of 10 tournaments that saw him capturing 43 matches in a row.
His wins included 5 ‘ATP World Tour Masters 1000’ titles breaking the earlier record. He reached the top of success by securing World no. 1 rank on July 4, 2011, and created a brand new record of winning maximum single season award, $12 million, on the ‘ATP World Tour’.
He consecutively won four other ‘ATP World Tour finals’ in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. He endorses companies and brands like ‘Telekom Srbija’, ‘FitLine’, ‘Mercedes-Benz’ and Seiko.
Novak Djokovic met Jelena Ristic back in 2005, while they were during a highschool, and since then, their love has unfold throughout these years. The couple got engaged on Sep 25, 2013, and nearly a year after on July 11, 2014, they got married on Sveti Stefan in Montenegro.
Jelena, who is a former model, presently runs her husband’s foundation called Novak Djokovic’s foundation, that is dedicated to serving to all youngsters in Serbia. On April 24, 2014, Novak declared that Jelena is pregnant, and on Oct 21, 2014, Jelena gave birth to their 1st child. They named him Stefan. Their second child, a daughter town was born on Sep 2017.
Moreover, in 2008, Novak was connected with the Olympic javelin thrower and model, Leryn Franco. again in 2009, Novak was additionally connected with the popular Serbian blonde singer, Natasha Bekvalac.
Salary and Net Worth
Novak has an estimated net worth of around $200 million and his main source of earning is from his professional career. This talented player additionally has endorsement deals with Mercedes-Benz, Audemars Piguet, Sergio Tacchini, FitLine and Serbia.
His average annual income is $48.5million and he additionally has alternative personal investment in the tone of $152.8 million. however there’s no data concerning his salary.
Novak Djokovic has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs is 78Kg. Also, Novak’s hair color is dark brown and his eye color is hazel. Furthermore, his shoe size is 10.5 (US).
Djokovic has 14 Grand Slam titles to his name.
Grand Slam Singles
- Australian Open (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)
- French Open (2016)
- Wimbledon (2011, 2014, 2015, 2018)
- US Open (2011, 2015, 2018)
Other Tournaments and Awards
- Tour Finals (2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- Davis Cup (2010)
- ITF World Champion (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- ATP Player of the Year (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
In March 2016, tennis star Novak Djokovic and Deepika Padukone were clicked by the paparazzi outside a restaurant in Los Angeles. Moreover, new reports are claiming that the player had an affair with ace tennis player Novak Djokovic.
Another rumor, in 2008, Novak was connected with the Olympic javelin thrower, Leryn Franco. Leryn, who is additionally a model once finished as a runner-up in the contest for Miss Paraguay.
Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life.