Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He has 85 ATP titles and has the joint-highest Grand Slam count of 20, tied with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. He is also the only player in history to win all the Grand Slams at least twice.

Shortly after winning his 18th Grand Slam at the Australian Open 2021, Novak Djokovic crossed, Roger Federer in the most weeks as World No.1 record. The 20-time Major champion crossed 310 weeks at the World Number one spot and he continues to reside at the summit of the sport.

The 2021 season has been fruitful as well as a successful one for the year-end world number one. Djokovic started the year with his 9th Australian Open title at the 18th Grand Slam of his career.

Djokovic won his 19th Grand Slam at French Open 2021 when he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. Hence he completed his double career Grand Slam. En route to the title, he beat Rafael Nadal in the semifinals.

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Following his 19th slam at French Open 2021, Djokovic won the record-equaling 20th Grand Slam after beating Matteo Berrettini at Wimbledon Championships 2021 final.

On the verge of achieving his Calendar Slam at the US Open 2021, Daniil Medvedev defeated him in straight sets in the finals in New York- which ended his 27-match winning streak at Grand Slams.

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The Serbian tennis star has amassed numerous records in his career. He owns nearly all the all-time records and shares just one record with Roger Federer. He has won 36 ATP Masters 1000 titles, and that is leveled with ahead of Rafael Nadal.

Djokovic clinched his record-extending 9th title at the 2021 Australian Open. His closest rival is Roger Federer, who has six Australian Open titles to his name.

After reaching the finals at the US Open 2021, Djokovic is now tied with Federer for the most Grand Slam final appearances in the history of tennis (31).

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with the ATP Tour Number 1 trophy. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Novak Djokovic's career earnings aggregate to $220 million. He became the first tennis player to win $100 million in prize money.

He has earned over $153 million so far in prize money as part of his tennis laurels. He is the all-time leader in prize money earnings in tennis.

Djokovic is sponsored by apparel brand Lacoste since 2017. He struck a five-year deal with Lacoste paying a premium to former sponsors, Uniqlo. He wears ASICS shoes.

Other brands who work as sponsors for the Serbian superstar are tennis racquet giant Head, NetJets, Seiko Watch Corporation, and Peugeot.

Djokovic also endorses Serbian telecommunications company Telekom Srbija as well as German nutritional supplement brand FitLine. Djokovic is also the ambassador of Ultimate Software.

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As per Forbes, Djokovic received around $32 million in 2002 through sponsorships and various other endorsements. The Serbian ranks 23rd in the Forbes list of the world's highest-paid athletes.

Djokovic set up the Novak Djokovic Foundation to develop early childhood education projects in Serbia. It also gives grants for educational initiatives with the aim to help children.

It was founded in 2007 to invest in early childhood education with a focus on Serbia. Only one in two children have access to preschool education in the country.

The belief was that early education can transform the lives of children as well as entire communities. The goal is to create best-in-class programs and learning environments in Serbia.

The Foundation has built and/or repurposed at least 18 schools and helped over 10,000 children to date. Djokovic set it up because he wanted to do something for children.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his first-round match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

In August 2015, Djokovic was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.

Novak Djokovic was born on 22nd May 1987, in Belgrade. He began playing tennis at the age of four.

Novak married his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic in 2014. He and his wife are blessed with a son Stefan and a daughter Tara.

His parents are professional skiers and his brothers are professional tennis players. All of them are based in Serbia.

Age

33

Height

6 ft 2 in

Coach

Marián Vajda and Goran Ivanisevic

Achievements

85 ATP titles

Net Worth

$220 million

Marital Status

Married

Spouse

Jelena Djokovic

Residence

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Nationality

Serbian

Endorsements/Sponsors

Lacoste, Asics, Head, FitLine, Seiko, Peugeot, Ultimate Software Group, NetJets.

Official website - Novak Djokovic 

Twitter - @DjokerNole

Instagram - djokernole

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