Novak Djokovic – Top Tennis Players

August 11, 2011

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Novak Djokovic is currently the no.1 tennis player in the world today (as of August 8, 2011). He is an outstanding tennis player from Serbia.

Started playing at age 4, became a pro at 16.

Nicknamed Nole.

Father, Srdjan

Mother, Dijana

Novak came from a sporty family. His father, uncle and aunt were all professional skiers and his father was also an excellent soccer player. But his father wanted him to be a soccer player or skier but excelled in tennis at an early age.

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Credits his family as inspiration for giving him a lot support and says he wouldn’’t manage to be where he’s without their help.

His younger brothers Marko (born Aug. 20, 1991) and Djordje (born July 17, 1995) are both in class and play tennis.

His idol in tennis was Pete Sampras.

At age 12, attended Niki Pilic Academy in Munich and practiced there for almost two years before returning to Belgrade…Speaks

Serbian, Italian, German and English.

Here are some of the latest info about Novak Djokovic

(from www.atpworldtour.com).

2011

Played ITF Hopman Cup for Serbia…In his first tour-level event of year, he lifted his second Grand Slam trophy and second title at the Australian Open, beating Federer in SFs and Murray 64 62 63 in Melbourne final…Improved to a 2-2 record in major finals…

Returned to action three weeks later with victory in Dubai, defeated Federer 63 63 in the final…Became the sixth active player to win 20 tour-level titles (20-13 finals record) and joined four-time former champion Federer as the only players to have won three successive titles in Dubai…Skipped 1st RD of Serbia’s Davis Cup title defence due to fatigue…

Improved to a career-best 20-match winning streak as he raced to victory at ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells…Reached the SFs without dropping a set before beating Federer 63 36 62 and Nadal 46 63 62 to win the title…It was his second victory at Indian Wells and marked his 21st tour-level title and his sixth ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown… After beating Federer in the SFs he regained the World No. 2 spot for the first time since 11 October 2010…

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