Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player born on May 22, 1987. Currently, he is ranked number one in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Novak received his training from the former Slovak tennis player Marian Vajda and six-time Grand Slam Champion Boris Becker. He began his professional career in 2003 and at that time he mainly played in Futures and Challenger tournaments. A year later, Djokovic became one of the 40 best players in the world singles rankings also won his first ATP title at the Dutch Open in Amersfoort. Upcoming years brought more success and fame to him and he won several titles including Grand Slam Singles titles, Australian Open titles and ATP World Tour Finals. Furthermore, Novak is the first Serbian player to be ranked no. 1 by the ATP and also won numerous accolades such as Laureus World Sports Award and BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year. Philanthropically, he has established the Novak Djokovic Foundation in 2007 with a purpose to help children from disadvantaged communities to grow up in a safe environment. As for his personal life, Novak Djokovic became married to Jelena Ristic in 2014.
Novak Djokovic Biceps Size Height Weight Body Measurements
|Real Name||Novak Djokovic|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in feet- 6′ 2″
|Weight||in Kilograms- 80 kg (in 2015)
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 38 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||Turned pro in 2003|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Favourite Shot||Forehand down the line|
|Achievements (main ones)||• 13 Grand Slam titles.
• Achieved the No.1 ranking in July 2011.
|Career Turning Point||After defeating Andy Murray at the Australian Open 2011 finals, there was no looking back for Novak Djokovic. He went on to win 10 Grand Slam titles after this victory.|
|Date of Birth||22 May 1987|
|Age (as in 2018)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||Belgrade, Serbia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father– Srdan Djokovic (Montenegro)
Mother– Dijana Djokovic (Croatia)
|Hobbies||Skiing, Horse riding, Music|
|Controversies||Like Federer, Djokovic also said that he was against equal pay for women tennis players thus inviting outrage.|
|Favourite Tennis player||Pete Sampras|
|Favourite Film||Slumdog Millionaire|
|Favourite Actor||Not known|
|Favourite Actress||Not known|
|Favourite Singer||Toma Zdravkovic|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Cars Collection||Mercedes Benz, Audi|
|Net Worth||$90 Million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Novak Djokovic
- Does Novak Djokovic smoke: No
- Does Novak Djokovic drink alcohol: Yes
- Novak Djokovic is the only player who can claim to have beaten both Federer and Nadal in the same tournament on 3 different occasions (Montreal 2007, Indian Wells 2011 and US Open 2011).
- Djokovic was a part of the longest men’s singles Grand Slam finals where he defeated Rafael Nadal in five sets at the 2012 Australian Open. The match lasted 5 hours 53 minutes.
- Novak Djokovic is the first player ever to win three consecutive Australian Open titles.
- Djokovic is the first male player representing Serbia to have won a Grand Slam title.
- Djokovic holds the best match winning rate at (83.33%) on hard courts and is the only player in the Open Era to win the first three masters in a year.
- Novak Djokovic loves Pizza but cannot have it as he is allergic to Gluten.
- Djokovic can speak 4 different languages viz. Serbian, English, Italian & German.
- Djokovic drinks only warm water; he says that cold water inhibits blood flow.
- A Serbian rock band known as ‘Zona B’ titled one of their songs ‘The Joker’ dedicated to Djokovic.
- Djokovic is the youngest player ever to have reached the semifinals of all 4 Grand Slams consecutively.
- Novak is the only player to win eight of the nine ATP Masters 1000 tournament events at least once.
- Djokovic is inseparable from his pet ‘Poodle Pierre’. He takes his pet with him wherever possible, even for his tennis matches.
- Djokovic has a weird habit of eating grass after winning every match at Wimbledon.