Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player. He has won 17 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, and 81 ATP singles titles overall. He is the first and only player to win all the annual elite-tier tournaments of the men’s professional circuit. He won a bronze medal in singles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
About Novak Djokovic in brief
Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player. He has won 17 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, and 81 ATP singles titles overall. He is the first and only player to win all the annual elite-tier tournaments of the men’s professional circuit. He won a bronze medal in singles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He and his wife met in high school and got engaged in September 2013. Their daughter, Tara, was born on September 2, 2017, and their son, Stefan, born on October 21, 2018. He was the first male player since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four major titles at once and the only male player in history to do so on three different surfaces. In April 2014, he announced that he and Ristić were expecting their first child, a son named Stefan, who was born in October 2014, and named after his godfather, St. Sveti Svetov of Montenegro. The couple got married on July 10, 2014, in a church in Montenegro, while a church wedding was held in the same place in the Church of Saint Stephen Praskvica which belongs to the Monastery of St. Stephen vaski. He currently lives in Monte Carlo with his wife and two children, Stefan and Tara, and his son Stefan is in his third year of college at the University of California, San Diego. He also has a wife, Jelena, and a daughter, Jana, who is in her second year of high school. He plays his tennis at the Monte Carlo Tennis Club, where he has won a record eight Australian Open titles and a record 36 Masters events.
In 2011, he became the first player to complete the Career Golden Masters – that is, winning all nine modern ATP Masters events, which he has done twice. He holds the world No. 1 ranking for 299 weeks, and has finished as year-end No. 1 on six occasions, an Open Era record shared with Pete Sampras. He leads the ATP Tour in their career Under Pressure Rating statistic since 1991, in part because of his prowess at winning deciding sets. In 2010, he led the Serbia Davis Cup team to their first title in 2010, and also led Serbia to a title at the inaugural ATP Cup in 2020. His two younger brothers, Marko and Djordje, have also played professional tennis. His younger brother Marko is also a tennis player, as is his father, Srđan and Dijana Đoković. He began his professional career around the time Federer and Nadal established themselves as the two dominant players in men’s tennis. At age 20, he interrupted their streak of 11 consecutive majors to win his first Grand Slam singles title in the 2008 Australian Open. He joined the rest of the Big Four, the group of players who have dominated men’s Tennis through the end of the next decade. After four consecutive year- end finishes at No. 3 through 2010, Djokovich finished No.1 six times and No. 2 three times in the next ten years.