Novak Djokovic, born May 22, 1987, is a Serbian professional tennis player. . The Association of Tennis Professionals has him currently rated third in the world in singles (ATP).
He held the top spot in the world rankings for an unprecedented 373 weeks and was ranked first at the end of the year an unprecedented seven times.
He has won a record nine Australian Open titles in addition to his 20 Grand Slam men’s singles victories. He has amassed a total of 87 ATP singles victories, including 38 Masters events, a record.
Only Djokovic and Don Budge have achieved a double career Grand Slam, and they are the first people to accomplish so in the Open Era.
In 2003, Djokovic started his professional career. He broke Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer’s 11-major winning streak when he won his maiden Grand Slam championship at the 2008 Australian Open at the age of 20.
Djokovic planned to compete in the ATP Cup in Sydney to open his 2022 season, but he withdrew.
Is Djokovic Russian?
Djokovic is not a Russian as people assume him to be. Novak Djokovic was born on May 22, 1987, to Sran and Dijana Okovi (née Agar) in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia. He has Croatian maternal ancestry and Serbian paternal ancestry.
Marko and Djordje, his two younger brothers, both played tennis professionally.