35 years old (Born on May 22, 1987)
Serbian tennis player; He is famous from 1st player on ATP , win AO 2008 and 2011,win Wimbledon 2011,US Open 2011.Is Serbian and was born in Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia. Received the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award in 2011. Novak speaks Italian, German, and English. In 2011, he was the player with the best winning streak. Winning 43 straight matches (41 occurring in 2011). Began playing at age four and made his pro debut at 16 Nicknamed Nole Father, Srdjan and mother, Dijana own a pizzeria and pancake restaurant on a mountain in Serbia for last 15 years Father, uncle and aunt were all professional skiers and his father was also an excellent soccer player His father wanted him to be a soccer player or skier but excelled in tennis at an early age Credits his family as inspiration for giving him so much support and says he wouldn’t be able to be where he is without their help Younger brothers Marko (19) and Djordje (13) are both in school and play tennis Idol growing up was Pete Sampras At age 12, attended Niki Pilic Academy in Munich and practiced there for almost two years before returning to Belgrade (tennis-x.com)
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In 2006 he participated at the Hopman Cup along Ana Inanovic and they almost played the final, but unfortunately missed it. They are also good friends. Another tennis player who is a close friend is Andy Murray. (people.famouswhy.com)
Won 70 out of 76 tennis matches in 2011.
He is a fan of Red Star Belgrade (a football club from Belgrade, Serbia). He is also a fan of Italian football club AC Milan.
Brad Gilbert was once interviewing Djokovic and asked: “Have you got that tweener shot, between your legs?” Djokovic’s reply: “No, I have something else between my legs.” (thetennisspace.com)
Ranked No. 19 on AskMen Top 49 Most Influential Men List of 2011. He is the 3rd most influential athlete in the world on the list (2011).
Favorite surface is hard courts but considers himself an all around player Best shot is backhand down the line As a junior, advanced to Australian Open junior singles and doubles SF (w/Jenkins) in 2004 Has an 11-3 career singles record in eight Davis Cup ties since 2004 His family invited 50 underprivileged Kosovo-Serb children to Belgrade in September 2007 to be courtside for Serbia-Australia Davis Cup World Group tie Appeared in September 2007 Vogue Magazine Named 2006 ATP Most Improved Player of Year Coached by former ATP pro and Slovak Republic native Marian Vajda (since June 2006). (unknown)
Đoković often does humorous off-court impersonations of his fellow players, many of whom he is friends with. This became evident to the tennis world after his 2007 US Open quarterfinal win over Carlos Moyu00e0, where he entertained the audience with impersonations of Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova. He also made Boris Becker blush when, after a California tournament, Djokovic told the crowd, "You know, when my mother was giving me the milk, I was watching Boris winning the Wimbledon and now he is giving me the trophy." (unknown)