Novak Djokovic: biography and latest news!

  • Sign: Gemini
  • Date of birth: Friday 22 May 1987 (age: 33)

Novak Djokovic is one of the three most formidable tennis players in the world, alongside Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. At 27 years old, his record of achievements is a dream come true for all lovers of the yellow ball: 44 titles won, including six Grand Slam tournaments! Not content with being an outstanding athlete, he enjoys, without playing too much, a laughing look and a striking smile.

Born in 1987 in Belgrade, Novak Djokovic comes from a Serbian family of restaurateurs. He started playing tennis at the age of 4 alongside his two brothers. After years of hard work, he switched to the professional class in 2003. Success began a year later, when he was a semi-finalist in the Australian Junior Open. He is still today the player who won this tournament at the youngest age. In 2006, when his ranking was already remarkable for his young age, he became popular with the public by reaching the quarter-finals against Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros. At the end of 2006, he was ranked 16th in the world in tennis.

The year 2007 will be the year in which he puts all this learning into practice, he goes on to play in tournaments and win awards. It is in 2008 that the consecration will take place. Without losing a single set, he managed to beat Federer at the Australian Open. Then he won the final against the Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. In 2008, he became one of the three most acclaimed players in the world by winning the Dubai Open, the Basel Open and the Masters 1000 in Paris-Bercy.

In 2011 and 2012, he won first place in the world and was named best sportsman of the year. In 2013, he is the winner of his third consecutive Australian Open and his third Masters. In June 2016, he won the French Open for the first time.

Unfortunately, Novak Djokovic’s private life is not a heart to be taken! He shares the life of Jelena Ristic, whom he married in July 2014. On October 21, 2014, the couple gave birth to their first child, Stefan. The couple is expecting their second child in the summer of 2017.

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