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Novak Djokovic : Serbian professional tennis player


Novak Djokovic (Serbian born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who is ranked World No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) since 4 July 2011. He has won five Grand Slam singles titles: the 2008, 2011 and 2012 Australian Open, the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, and the 2011 US Open. By winning three Majors in 2011, Djokovic became the sixth male player in the open era to win three Majors in a calendar year.

Country Serbia and Montenegro
(2003–2006)
Serbia (2006–present)
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born 22 May 1987 (age 24)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 80.0 kg (176 lb; 12.60 st)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money
$36,501,649

4th All-time leader in earnings
Singles
Career record 419–114 (78.61%)
Career titles 30
Highest ranking No. 1 (4 July 2011)
Current ranking No. 1 (7 May 2012)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (2008, 2011, 2012)
French Open SF (2007, 2008, 2011)
Wimbledon W (2011)
US Open W (2011)
Other tournaments
Tour Finals W (2008)
Olympic Games Bronze Medal (2008)
Doubles
Career record 31–44 (41.33%)
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 114 (30 November 2009)
Current ranking No. 540 (7 May 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2006, 2007)
French Open 1R (2006)
Wimbledon 2R (2006)
US Open 1R (2006)
Last updated on: 19:08, 8 May 2012 (UTC).
Olympic medal record
Competitor for Serbia
Men's Tennis
Bronze 2008 Beijing Singles

He is the first male player representing Serbia to win a Major singles title and the youngest player in the open era to have reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slam events, separately and consecutively. Amongst other titles, he won the Tennis Masters Cup in 2008 and was on the team which won the 2010 Davis Cup. He also won the bronze medal in singles at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. He has won 11 Masters 1000 series titles placing him joint fourth on the all time list. Djokovic is regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.
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