Jelena Genčić, Coach of Novak Djokovic
Jelena Gencic spotted Novak Djokovic in 1993, when he was just 6 years old. See Djokovic play, Jelena said, “This is the greatest talent I have seen since Monika Seleš.” She coached Djokovic and worked on his game for the next 6 years, after which she decided to send him abroad for better training because of the rapid improvement in his game. For the next four years, Djokovic practiced in the Pilić Tennis Academy in Oberschleißheim, Germany.
Apart from Djokovic, Jelena had also discovered players like Monica Seles and Goran Ivanisevic.