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Novak Djokovic
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Djokovic in 2019 holding the Wimbledon men's trophy
Country  Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006)
 Serbia (2006–present)
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1987-05-22) 22 May 1987 (age 34)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$154,756,726
  •  All-time leader in earnings
Official website
Career record 989–199 (83.25%)
Career titles 86 (5th in the Open Era)
Highest ranking No. 1 (4 July 2011)
Current ranking No. 1 (3 February 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021)
French Open W (2016, 2021)
Wimbledon W (2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021)
US Open W (2011, 2015, 2018)
Other tournaments
Tour Finals W (2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Olympic Games Bronze medal olympic.svg (2008)
Career record 61–76 (44.53%)
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 114 (30 November 2009)
Current ranking No. 255 (20 December 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2006, 2007)
French Open 1R (2006)
Wimbledon 2R (2006)
US Open 1R (2006)
Other Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 2R (2016)
Other Mixed Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games SF – 4th (2020)
Team Competitions
Davis Cup W (2010)
Hopman Cup F (2008, 2013)
Last updated on: 20 December 2021.

Novak Djokovic was born 22 May 1987. He is a Serbian tennis player.

Djokovic has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles: the 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Australian Open, the 2016 and 2021 French Open, the 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, and 2021 Wimbledon Championships as well as the 2011, 2015, and 2018 US Open. He is the first player since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four Grand Slam tournaments at the same time. He is the third player after Roy Emerson and Rod Laver to win each Grand Slam tournament at least two times.

Djokovic was ranked No. 1 in the world for the first time on 4 July 2011. His longest streak at No. 1 was 122 weeks, from July 7, 2014 until November 6, 2016. On 8 March 2021 he reached 311 total weeks at No. 1, which broke the ATP record by Roger Federer.

He won the ATP World Tour Finals in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, and helped Serbia win the Davis Cup in 2010. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He has won a record 37 Masters 1000 series titles, and a single season record six Masters 1000 titles in 2015.

Several tennis critics and former and current players consider Djokovic to be among the greatest tennis players of all time. Djokovic was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year in 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2019.

Djokovic is set to begin his 2022 season by participating at the 2022 Australian Open where he is a three-time defending champion. After weeks of worldwide media speculation on whether will he participate due to undisclosed vaccination status, Djokovic confirmed his participation on 4 January, when he was granted medical exemption from mandatory COVID-19 vaccine which was in force in state of Victoria. The decision was criticised by the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stating he needed to prove a genuine medical exemption or he would be "on the next plane home". Stephen Parnis, former vice-president of the Australian Medical Association described the medical exception as 'appalling'. Upon receiving the exemption, Djokovic travelled to Melbourne on 5 January. However, he was detained by the Australian Border Force, who questioned him regarding his vaccination status - having applied for an incorrect visa, with the correct one not allowing a medical exemption in place of proof of vaccination. Djokovic's visa was subsequently cancelled and proceedings were put in place to deport him on 6 January, making his participation at the Australian Open unlikely. His lawyers are expected to appeal the deportation.

Grand slam record

This table shows Djokovic's performance in each Grand Slam tournament in singles.

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
2005 Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 3
2006 Round 1 Quarterfinal Round 4 Round 3
2007 Round 4 Semifinal Semifinal Final
2008 Winner Semifinal Round 2 Semifinal
2009 Quarterfinal Round 3 Quarterfinal Semifinal
2010 Quarterfinal Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
2011 Winner Semifinal Winner Winner
2012 Winner Final Semifinal Final
2013 Winner Semifinal Final Final
2014 Quarterfinal Final Winner Semifinal
2015 Winner Final Winner Winner
2016 Winner Winner Round 3 Final
2017 Round 2 Quarterfinal Quarterfinal Absent
2018 Round 4 Quarterfinal Winner Winner
2019 Winner Semifinal Winner Round 4
2020 Winner Final Not held Round 4
2021 Winner Winner Winner Final

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