15 Amazing facts about Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player. Djokovic was born on 22 May 1987 in Belgrade, Serbia. He has won a total of 17 Grand Slam titles so far in his professional tennis career. On 4 July 2011, Novak Djokovic achieved the number one ranking in tennis singles for the first time. he is the first tennis player from Serbia to achieve the number one ranking in tennis singles. Novak Djokovic is one of the best tennis players in the history of tennis. And he is an inspiration to the youth. Today we will tell you, 15 Things you did not know about Novak Djokovic
1. He began playing tennis at the tender age of 4
Novak Djokovic loved playing tennis since childhood. Novak Djokovic started playing tennis from the age of 4 only.
2. His 1st Grand Slam appearance didn't go according to plan
Novak Djokovic's first Grand Slam match was in Melbourne at the 2005 Australian Open. In the very first round of the Grand Slam, they were defeated by Marat Safin in straight sets.
3. He speaks more than one language
Novak Djokovic speaks many languages. Which includes Serbian, English, German, French and Italian languages.
4. He married his High school sweetheart
Novak Djokovic married his high school sweetheart Jelena Đoković in 2014. Novak Djokovic and Jelena Đoković had been dating each other since 2005. And in September 2013, both of them got engaged. Novak Djokovic and Jelena Đoković married on 10 July 2014. Currently, he is the parent of two children.
- Son: Stefan Đoković
- Daughter: Tara Đoković
5. Novak Djokovic net worth is $220 million mostly comes from endorsements
- Net worth: $220 million
- Source of wealth: Tennis and Endorsements
- Sponsors: Head, Asics, netJetes, Ultimate software group, Seiko watch Corporation, Peugeot, Lacoste
Novak Djokovic currently has a net worth of $ 220 million.
The main means of earning Novak Djokovic are Tennis and Endorsements deals. Novak Djokovic earns a lot of money through endorsements annually.
6. He Refused an offer to play for British
In 2006, the Serbian team of Novak Djokovic defeated the British team. After this, the discussion of joining Novak Djokovic in the UK team started intensifying. The British Tennis Association also tried to include Novak Djokovic in their team. But Novak Djokovic turned down the offer.
7. Novak Djokovic is the eldest of 3 Siblings
Novak Djokovic is the eldest of his three siblings. He has two younger brothers and is also a professional tennis player.
Siblings: Marko Djokovic (professional tennis player)
- Djordje Djokovic (Professional Tennis Player)
Inspired by Novak Djokovic, his brothers also chose tennis as a career.
8. He likes to prepare his own food
You will be surprised to know that Novak Djokovic likes to make his own food. Novak Djokovic takes great care of his diet.
9. He has published an autobiography
Novak Djokovic published his own autobiography. Which is titled 'Serve to win'. In this book, he has told about his early life and his struggles. Also, information about their training and fitness Habit is also available in this book.
10. Rafael Nadal has been his on-court rival his whole career
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are the best tennis players in the world. Tennis matches between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are quite exciting. Rafael Nadal has been his staunch opponent throughout Novak Djokovic's tennis career.
11. An elbow injury kept him out of the game for more than 6 months
In 2017, Novak Djokovic had to stay away from the game of tennis due to elbow injury. Novak Djokovic was ruled out in the quarter-finals of the 2017 Wimbledon tournament due to injury. And it took them a long time to recover from this injury. Djokovic recovered from the injury and missed the US Open tennis tournament.
12. He's has made a full comeback scenes his injury
Novak Djokovic made a tremendous comeback in 2018 after being ruled out in the quarter-finals of the 2017 Wimbledon tournament due to injury. After recovering from injury, he won 45 of the 52 matches he played. And he also won 4 titles. And during this time he also won a total of $10 million prize money.
13. He enjoys doing Impersonation of his peers
Novak Djokovic is considered a very entertaining tennis player. He loves to imitate his fellow players. Audiences liked to imitate his rival Rafael Nadal and female tennis player Maria Sharapova.
14. He has his own charitable foundation
Novak Djokovic is an excellent tennis player as well as a great human being. Novak Djokovic also runs his own charitable foundation. Whose name is 'Novak Djokovic foundation'. This foundation helps poor children in their education and health. This foundation is currently very active in Serbia. Novak Djokovic is also currently a UNICEF ambassador in Serbia.
15. Djokovic also does his part in using sport to promote peace
Novak Djokovic campaign for peace in the world through his sport. Novak Djokovic is part of the 'Champions for peace' group. These groups mainly promote world peace through sports. The main objective of this group is to give better life to children in war-torn countries.