Born in Serbia in 1987, Novak Djokovic began playing tennis at age 4, and was sent to train in Germany at age 13.After a steady ascent to the top levels of the sport, he won the Australian Open in 2008 and led the Serbian national team to its first Davis Cup win in 2010.Djokovic is set to miss the US Open after one of his doctors indicated he will need six to 12 weeks to recover from an elbow injury.But Andy Murray's chances of playing at Flushing Meadows would appear more positive, with the Scot continuing his rehabilitation from a hip problem.Jelena currently serves as the CEO of the Foundation and was even honored for her charity work in May 2014.Jelena, who was born in Belgrade, Serbia, graduated from Bocconi University in Milan with a degree in business administration before earning her masters degree in luxury management and services from the International University of Monaco.Recently, tennis legend, John Mc Enroe, compared Djokovic to alleged serial cheater, golfer Tiger Woods.
1 spot in the ATP rankings for a total of 223 weeks.
Father Srdjan and mother Dijana owned the company Family Sports, which had three restaurants and a tennis academy.
Djokovic's father, uncle and aunt were all professional skiers, and his father also excelled at soccer, but Djokovic was a tennis prodigy.
He also won the Bronze medal in men's singles at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Djokovic is the first Serbian player to be ranked No.