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Novak Djokovic Biography & Latest News

Novak Djokovic Biography

Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player and the current World No. 1. He has won six Grand Slam singles titles: the 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Australian Opens, the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, and the 2011 US Open. By winning three Majors in 2011, Djokovic became the sixth male player in the Open Era to win three Majors in a calendar year. He is the first male player representing Serbia to win a Major singles title and the youngest player in the Open Era to have reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slam events, separately and consecutively. Three weeks after the 2006 Wimbledon, Djokovic won his maiden ATP title at the Dutch Open in Amersfoort without losing a set, defeating Nicolás Massú in the final. Djokovic won his second career title in the same year at the Open de Moselle in Metz. In 2007, he defeated Guillermo Cañas in the final to claim the Key Biscayne title in Miami. Djokovic won his fifth title of the year at the BA-CA Tennis Trophy in Vienna. He received the Golden Badge award for the best athlete in Serbia. In 2008, Djokovic defeated unseeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in four sets to earn Serbia's first Grand Slam singles title. The following year Djokovic won the singles title at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. Djokovic won ten tournaments in 2011, including Grand Slam tournament victories at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Djokovic also captured a record-breaking five ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles. Consequently Novak Djokovic was named 2011 ITF World Champion. By reaching the 2012 French Open final, he became the ninth player in Open Era to have reached the final of all four Grand Slam singles tournaments (and only fifth to do that consecutively).

Novak Djokovic Latest News & Articles

What does Andy Murray need to do to finish 2016 as the World No. 1?

Murray needs to make up points at the end of the 2016 season.

A fan's letter to men's tennis' biggest gladiators - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

An ode to tennis superstars and how their arrival has impacted the game in general.

5 people who could replace Boris Becker as Novak Djokovic's coach

A look at 5 tennis coaches Djokovic should consider if he terminates Becker's services.

Novak Djokovic loses in shock upset to Roberto Bautista Agut at semi-finals of Shanghai Rolex Masters

Bautista Agut beat Djokovic in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4.

10 all-time Tennis greats and the trophies missing from their cabinets

These players are absolute legends but still have some big trophies missing from their cabinet.

Shanghai Masters round-up: Novak Djokovic survives a scare, Andy Murray cruises

Djokovic was one game away from losing in the quarter-finals.

Novak Djokovic hints at potential split with coach Boris Becker

Under Becker's tutelage, Djokovic added six Grand Slam titles to his tally.

Shanghai Masters round-up: Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic bite the dust

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray remained on course for their final clash.

Stan Wawrinka speaks of his 'only wish' for 2017, Djokovic's hopes of equalling Federer tally

Wawrinka won Olympic gold with Federer in 2008, and the pair are long-term friends.

Shanghai Masters 2016: Alexander Zverev upsets Marin Cilic, Juan Martin del Potro ousted

A number of young players beat their senior rivals on court in Shanghai yesterday.

Novak Djokovic goes live on Facebook, shows fans the wall he used to practice tennis on during war in Serbia

Djokovic is on a break from tennis following the US Open, and will return at the Shanghai Rolex Masters.

Ranking the best shots from modern tennis which, if combined, would create the Perfect Player

Federer's forehand or Nadal's? Djokovic's backhand or Wawrinka's? A look at which players from the current generation have the best shots.

China Open: Andy Murray sets his sights on No. 1 ranking

Murray is the top seed at the China Open, as a result of the withdrawal of defending champion Novak Djokovic.

Grand Slams and No. 1 ranking no longer a priority, says Novak Djokovic

The Serb is planning to return at the Shanghai Masters where he is the defending champion.

2016 China Open: Novak Djokovic second big name to pull out

Djokovic is the six-time winner of this tournament.
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