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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

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal confirmed for 2017 Australian Open

Federer and Nadal are two of 198 players from the world's top 200 confirmed for the 2017 Australian Open.

Aces of the Week - 1 December to 8 December

Catch up with the biggest news from the past week in the world of tennis
Australian Open 2017 to boast 198 of world's 200 best tennis players

Journeyman, Choker, Best in the World: The Saga of Andy Murray

Andy Murray's rise to the top in the era of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic is a modern day Everyman tale.

"Success doesn't come just by showing up," says Becker after Djokovic split

Becker was in his first interview since the split was officially announced yesterday.

Novak Djokovic splits with coach Boris Becker after three years

Pepe Imaz and Marian Vajda remain on Djokovics team, but its unclear who will replace Becker.

I would have won the same number of Slams even in the absence of Nadal or Djokovic, says Roger Federer

The Swiss maestro won 17 grand slam titles in his illustrious career.

Boris Becker ends partnership with Djokovic, has advice for Andy Murray

Former World No.1 Becker said he was "not sure" if he would be on the player's team next year.

5 top tennis players who are suffering from burnout

One player's career ended due to burn out, another has copped to it, while the remaining could possibly be suffering from burnout.

A fan's tribute to World No. 1, Andy Murray

Andy Murray finally gets out from under the heavy shadow cast by Rafa, Roger, and Novak to emerge as World Number One

Boris Becker says absence of Federer, Nadal resulted in Djokovic's poor form

Becker spoke out following Novak Djokovic's loss to Andy Murray at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Novak Djokovic praises Andy Murray following ATP World Tour Finals defeat

Djokovic and Murray have both said the two are close friends off the court.

The Murray-Djokovic role reversal: 2016's final battle showed us how one match can change everything

Murray and Djokovic have gone in opposite directions since Roland Garros, and the last match of 2016 was a perfect representation of that.

Andy Murray wins ATP World Tour Finals 2016, finishes as year-end World No. 1

Murray is the first ever British year-end World No. 1 in singles.
Murray to face Djokovic in ATP World Tour final
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