Who is Novak Djokovic and from which country he comes from?
Novak Djokovic was born on 22 May 1987, was born in Belgrade, Serbia, the country which is located in southeast Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula.He has been a professional tennis player since 2003.The first time he took the racket in the hands was at the age of four, at the tennis camp on Mount Kopaonik. When he was 12 he started practicing tennis at the Academy Nikola Pilic in Munich. Novak Djokovic as a boy survived a lot in his country, wars, economic and political crisis and he does not hide that it was not so. – The consequences of war are felt for a long time. The period from 1991 to 2001 is perhaps the most difficult ten years in our history. We had a war in the early nineties, then at the end of the bombing, and between the sanctions and embargo. People have been waiting for basic foods in the raws. The consequences of the war have forced people on sacrifice and improvisation. Like a little I dreamed of being the best in the World, and at that time it was anything but realistic, in the light of the circumstances of what I grew up. The family is have risked so much, came out of the comfort zone that we had, to give me conditions to become a tennis player – Novak said.
The greatest champion and a great man!
Despite all the circumstances in which he grew, Novak Djokovic has become not only one of the best tennis players but also athletes of all time.He has won 12 Grand Slam titles and Djokovic is the youngest player to have reached the semi-finals of all four Grand Slam tournaments and the only one who won the Australian Open five times in the Open era.Serbian tennis player became the first man in history to win four consecutive Grand Slam tournaments on three different surfaces.The four Grand Slam in a row before him have won only Don Budge in 1938 and Rod Laver who did it in 1962 and 1969, but when the bases and Laver did it three Grand Slam were playing on the grass, one on clay. Also, what no one has ever done before Novak Djokovic failed to do the 28 Grand Slam victories in a row. Djokovic and Federer had two series of 27 triumphs, but the Serbian player by winning Roland Garros became the first man to achieve 28 consecutive victories at major tournaments.
As a kid, he promised to be the best in the world!
Novak Djokovic was declared the best athlete of the world 2011,2014 and 2015 and received the Laureus awards. He was a great showman and a great humanitarian. He founded his Novak Djokovic Foundation with his wife Jelena to help the children of Serbia. It is interesting that Novak appeared on a television with only 7 years old when he said that one day he is going to be number one in the World. A great champion and a great man – Novak Djokovic.