Novak Djokovic Biography
Novak Djokovic is a professional tennis player from Serbia. The Association of Tennis Professionals has ranked him as No. 1 in the world (ATP). Djokovic has held the No. 1 ranking for a record 354 weeks and has won the ATP Year-End No. 1 title seven times.
How old is Novak Djokovic? – Age
He was born on the 22nd of May 1987 in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia. He is 35 years as of 2022.
Where did Novak Djokovic go to school? – Education
Before starting primary school, the six-year-old was sent to a tennis camp at Mount Kopaonik, organized by the Teniski Klub Partizan and directed by Yugoslav tennis player Jelena Geni where his mom and dad operated a fast-food parlor and a sports equipment business. He then attended the Pilic Academy in Munich, Germany.
Novak Djokovic – Family
Sran and Dijana Okovi gave birth to him. He is of Serbian ancestors on his father’s side and Croatian ancestors on his mother’s side. Djordje and Marko, his two younger brothers, have also played professional tennis.
Djokovic’s parents gave him a mini-racket and a soft foam ball when he was a toddler, which his father stated became “the most adored item in his life.” He started to play tennis at the age of four, when his parents enrolled him in a tennis camp in Novi Sad, despite the fact that none of his parents had ever played tennis.
Djokovic’s Wife and children
He met the woman who would become his wife back in high school. He began dating Jelena Risti in 2005. The pair got in September 2013 and married on 10 July 2014 in Sveti Stefan, a five-star hotel. A religious ceremony took place on 12 July 2014, at Saint Stephen. The couple revealed that they would be expecting their first child on 24 April 2014, before getting married. Stefan was born in France on 21 October 2014. The couple welcomed their first child, Tara, on2 September 2017.
What is Novak Djokovic Salary?
Djokovic Net Worth
His net worth is predicted to be $220million.
Novak Djokovic Career
In 2003, he went professional and began playing in the ATP Challenger Series and Futures tournaments, winning three of each in his first three years.
He qualified for his first ‘Grand Slam’ competition, the Australian Open, in 2005. Unfortunately, he was knocked out in the first round by Marat Safin, who went on to win the title that year.
In 2005, he entered the business sector when his family created the ‘Family Sport,’ a company whose daily operations are mostly handled by his father and uncle. The firm purchased the ‘Dutch Open,’ an ATP tournament, in 2009 and brought it to Serbia. Currently, the competition is known as the ‘Serbia Open.’
Marián Vajda, a former Slovak tennis player, has been his coach since 2006. Boris Becker, Germany’s former world No. 1 tennis player, has been his head coach since December 2013.
He won the ‘Dutch Open’ and the ‘Moselle Open’ in 2006, earning his first two ATP titles. For the first time in his career, he entered the top 20 of the ATP rankings that year.
In 2007, he won his first ‘Master Series,’ winning in Key Biscayne and breaking into the top ten in the world. In that year’s ‘Roger Cup,’ he defeated the world’s top three ranked players in the quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals, consecutively, Andy Roddick (No. 3), Rafael Nadal (No. 2), and Roger Federer (No. 1). The ‘Olympic Committee of Serbia’ named him the greatest athlete in Serbia that year, and received the ‘Golden Badge.’ His first ‘Grand slam’ singles triumph came in 2008 at the ‘Australian Open,’ where he defeated defending champion Roger Federer in the semi-finals and unseeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the finals. In the same year, he won his maiden ‘Tennis Masters Cup’ title.
In 2010, he was a member of the Serbian team that won the Davis Cup by defeating France.
In 2011, he was at his peak, winning three of the four “Grand Slam” tournaments (US Open, Wimbledon, and Australian Open). He has won ten tournaments in a row, winning 43 games in a row. He won five ‘ATP World Tour Masters 1000’ titles during his career. On 4 July 2011, he reached the zenith of his success by becoming the World No. 1 player.
In the ‘ATP World Tour,’ he also set a new record by winning the most money in a single season with $12 million. In 2012 and 2013, he successfully defended the ‘Australian Open’ championship over Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray, but in 2014, he was defeated by Stan Wawrinka. In 2015, he won the title for the second time, defeating Wawrinka in the semi-finals and Murray in the final. He subsequently successfully defended his championship by defeating Murray once more in January 2016.
In 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, he won four additional ‘ATP World Tour’ finals in a row.
After defeating Roger Federer in 2014, he won his second Wimbledon singles title. He reclaimed his title as defending champion in 2015, defeating Federer for the second time. He acquired his second ‘US Open’ singles title in 2015, completing a year in which he won three ‘Grand Slam’ titles.
On the 3rd of April 2016, Djokovic won the 2016 ‘Miami Open’ for the third time.
He earned the ‘Kooyong Classic’ exhibition competition in January 2018 in straight sets against Dominic Thiem.
In October 2019, Djokovic won the ‘Japan Open’ after defeating John Millman in straight sets. In addition, he won the 2019 Australian Open in straight sets over Rafael Nadal.
He managed to defend his Wimbledon championship against Roger Federer at the 2019 ‘Wimbledon Championships.’ He won the ‘Australian Open’ in 2020 by defeating Roger Federer in straight sets in the semi-finals and Dominic Thiem in five sets in the final.
‘Mercedes-Benz,’ ‘FitLine,’ ‘Telekom Srbija,’ and ‘Seiko’ are among the firms and brands he supports.
‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,’ ‘El Hormiguero,’ and ‘Live with Regis and Kelly,’ among others, have featured him. In addition, he appears in the music video “Hello.”