Novak Djokovic greatest tennis player, Grand Slams & Facts
Novak Djokovic is a famous tennis player from Serbia. He has won more than 12 Grand Slam tournaments so far. Novak is one of the greatest tennis players.
Novak Djokovic is a famous tennis player from Serbia. He has won more than 12 Grand Slam tournaments so far. Novak is one of the greatest tennis players. He won 01 rank in the world for more than 270 weeks. He is the only player to win three consecutive Australian Open singles titles. In this article, we will know about the life and career of Novak Djokovic.
Who is Novak Djokovic
He was born on 22 May 1987 in Belgrade, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. His father’s name is Srdjan Djokovic and mother’s name is Dijana Djokovic (Croatia). His father was a flyer. The names of his younger brothers are Djordje and Marko. Novak can also speak Serbian, English, French and German. The name of Novak Djokovic’s wife is Jelena Ristic whom he married on July 10, 2014. These two liked each other since school days.
Early life of Novak Djokovic
There is a specialty in every human being. If you come to know about your ability in childhood, then consider yourself lucky. Something similar happened with Novak. When Novak was four years old, his parents knew his interest in playing tennis. They came to know when his parents gave him a mini racket and a soft foam ball to play with. When Serbian player and coach Jelena Gencic saw Novak Djokovic playing tennis, she was very impressed with him. It was the year of 1993, at that time Novak was 06 years old. He trained Novak till 1999. Novak was then coached by Nikola Pilic.
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Career of Novak
Novak made his international debut at the age of 14 and won many European Championships. In 2003 he played in ATP Challenger Series and Futures tournaments. In 2004, he had a joint world ranking of 24 among juniors. Novak qualified for the ‘Australian Open’ in 2005, which was his first ‘Grand Slam’ tournament. In 2006, he won his first two ATP titles by winning the ‘Dutch Open’ and the ‘Mosel Open’. He entered the world’s top 10 list in 2007 by winning his first ‘Master Series’. His first ‘Grand Slam’ singles title came at the ‘Australian Open’ in 2008 and in the same year Novak also won his first ‘Tennis Masters Cup’ title.
Achieved first rank
Novak Djokovic reached the pinnacle of success on 4 July 2011 by achieving the world No. 1 rank. He won four other consecutive ‘ATP World Tour’ finals in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Djokovic won the 2016 ‘Miami Open’ for the third consecutive time on 3 April 2016 and won the ‘Australian Open’ in 2019. Novak Djokovic is currently ranked as the world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).