‘To the Heart of Our Family’ – Novak Djokovic Sends Wishes to Wife on Her Special Day

Published 06/18/2022, 12:59 AM EDT

Novak Djokovic had a memorable 2014 season. At that year’s Wimbledon Championships, the Serb was up against the Swiss maestro, Roger Federer in the finals. In a thrilling see-saw battle, Djokovic prevailed in five sets. It was his second title at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament.

Subsequently, after his Wimbledon title victory, Djokovic tied the knot with Jelena Djokovic. The pair had been dating since 2005 before getting engaged in 2013. The two share a close-knit bond and often share their adorable moments on social media. Recently, the former World Number 1 wished his wife on her 36th birthday.

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Novak Djokovic has a sweet message for his wife

The 20-time Grand Slam champion took to Twitter to share a sweet message for his wife on her 36th birthday. Sharing their adorable pictures, Novak said, Happy birthday to the heart of our family! We love you so much @jelenadjokovic!”

Earlier this year, Jelena also had a sweet message for Novak on his 35th birthday. She took to Instagram to wish him his birthday, saying, “That time of the year when we are both the same age. He is catching up with me! Happy birthday to my love @djokernole”

Sep 12, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia speaks to the crowd during the trophy presentation ceremony after his match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia (not pictured) in the men’s singles final on day fourteen of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports
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On the tennis front, Djokovic is having quite a turbulent season. He missed the Australian Open earlier this year owing to a visa controversy. Subsequently, he had a miserable run of form, with early losses in Dubai and Monte Carlo. Further, the Serb won his first title this season at the Rome Masters. In the recently concluded French Open, he reached the quarterfinals before losing against Rafael Nadal.

Djokovic loses his Number 1 ranking

The 35-year-old was the defending French Open champion at this year’s tournament. However, he failed to defend his title, resulting in losing crucial ranking points.

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Due to this, Djokovic has dropped to third place on the ATP rankings chart. Daniil Medvedev replaced Djokovic at the top and is followed by Alexander Zverev, who moved up a spot.

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Vatsal Shah

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Vatsal Shah is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. With a Bachelor's degree in engineering, he is a die hard fan of tennis and sports in general. He is an ardent follower of Rafael Nadal and is inspired by his never-say-die attitude.

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