Novak Djokovic

Country Serbia and Montenegro
(2003–2006)
 Serbia (2006–present)
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Date of birth 22 May 1987 (1987-05-22) (age 23)
Place of birth Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money US$17,667,522
Singles
Career record 301-99 (75.25%)
Career titles 17
Highest ranking No. 2 (February 1, 2010)
Current ranking No. 3 (August 16, 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open W (2008)
French Open SF (2007, 2008)
Wimbledon SF (2007, 2010)
US Open F (2007)
Major tournaments
Tour Finals W (2008)
Olympic Games Bronze Medal (2008)
Doubles
Career record 21–33
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 114 (November 30, 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2006, 2007)
French Open 1R (2006)
Wimbledon 2R (2006)
US Open 1R (2006)

ENDORSEMENTS

Novak endorses Wilson racquets and wears shoes sponsored by Adidas

PERSONALITY

Novak is a warm, talented guy who loves to party and fool around and impersonate other players.

Novak is very loyal to his country and family Novak is a very serious sportsman who is much focused, ambitious and has the killer instinct in him.

Novak wants to be a role model for the next generation tennis players of his country

COACH

Mark Woodforde.

Novak is currently playing the 22nd BA-CA Trophy, in Vienna. Djokovic became the first player in 13 years to beat the top-three players in the same tournament. He beat Federer in the finals, Nadal in the semi-finals and Andy Roddick in the quarter-finals.

Pete Sampras is his idol. Novak is nicknamed "Nole". Hard Court is his favorite surface.

Grand Slam performance timeline

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career SR Career W–L Career Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R 4R W QF QF 1 / 6 18–5 78.26
French Open A A 2R QF SF SF 3R QF 0 / 6 21–6 77.77
Wimbledon A A 3R 4R SF 2R QF SF 0 / 6 20–6 76.92
US Open A A 3R 3R F SF SF   0 / 5 20–5 80.00
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 5–4 9–4 19–4 18–3 15–4 13–3 1 / 23 79–22 78.21

Grand Slam finals >>Singles: 2 (1 titles, 1 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in Final Score in Final
Runner-up 2007 US Open Hard Roger Federer 6–7(4), 6–7(2), 4–6
Winner 2008 Australian Open Hard Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6(2)

Career statistics

Awards
Preceded by
Rafael Nadal
ATP Most Improved Player
2006, 2007
Succeeded by
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Preceded by
Olivera Jevtic
The best athlete of Serbia
2007
Succeeded by
Milorad Cavic

 

 

 


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