Novak Djokovic has dominated tennis in recent years and has emerged from the shadow of Federer and Nadal to become the favorite to gain the title of GOAT.
Novak turned pro in 2003 and since then he has won a total of 93 ATP career titles, 38 Masters 1000s (he currently holds the record for the most Masters 1000 titles), and 22 Grand Slams.
Below you will find some interesting stats from his playing career along with some answers to some frequently asked questions about Novak.
Novak Djokovic Stats
|Birth Date||22nd May 1987|
|Year turned Pro||2003|
|ATP Career Titles||93|
|Year-end Championship Finals||6|
|Masters 1000 Titles||38|
|Tennis Racket Endorsed||Head Speed Pro|
|Forehand Grip||Semi-Western Forehand Grip|
|Backhand||Two Handed Backhand|
|Backhand Grip||Continental and Eastern|
|Serve Grip||Continental Grip|
|Coaches||Marian Vajda and Goran Ivanisevic|
Year End Ranking History
Below is a table detailing where Novak has finished in the year end ranking since he turned pro in 2003.
He currently holds the record for most year end no.1s in tennis singles, with seven to his name (2021, 2020, 2018, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011).
He has yet to finish a year ranked number 1 in doubles.
|Year||ATP Ranking (Singles)||ATP Ranking (Doubles)|
How much is Novak Djokovic Worth?
According to the website Celebrity Net Worth, he has a Net Worth of approximately $220 million. Forbes also reported earnings of $34.5 million for Novak in 2021.
Who is he Married to?
Yes, he is married to Jelena Ristic since 2014. They first met in high school in Serbia and officially started dating in 2005.
How tall is Novak?
He is 1.88m tall (6ft 2in).
When was his first Grand Slam Victory?
He won his first grand slam at the 2008 Australian Open where he beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in 4 sets.
When did Djokovic turn pro?
Novak first turned pro in 2003, playing on the ITF tour. His first ATP match came in 2004 when he played in an ATP event in Belgrade, where he lost to Marco Chiudinelli 6-3, 6-2 in the first round.
What Racket does he use?
He endorses the Head Speed Pro Tennis Racket but he actually plays with a customized Head PT113b pro stock frame.
For more information on this, check out our article on the Novak Djokovic Racket.
How Many Grand Slams Titles does he have?
He has won a total of 22 grand slam titles including ten Australian Opens, two French Opens, seven Wimbledon Championships, and three US Open Titles.
Has Djokovic ever won the Davis Cup with Serbia?
Yes, he helped Serbia win the 2010 Davis Cup.
How Many Grand Slam Doubles Titles does he have?
His only doubles title came at the AEGON Championships trophy where he and his doubles partner Jonathan Erlich came from a set down in the final to defeat Karol Beck and David Skoch 6-7, 6-2, 10-3.
Has Djokovic won a gold medal in singles at an Olympics?
No, he has never won a gold medal in singles at an Olympics. His best performance was a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Does Djokovic have any siblings?
He has two brothers called Marko and Djordje. Both are professional tennis players.
Does he have any kids?
He has one son called Stefan and one daughter called Tara. He was born in October 2014, and Tara was born in September 2017.
Who are his Parents?
His parents are Srdjan and Dijana Djokovic.
Did he ever win a golden grand slam?
No, he has never won a golden grand slam. The closest he has come was when he won 3 out of the 4 grand slams in 2021. He lost in the final of the 2021 US Open and got to the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics.
What is Djokovic’s Forehand Grip?
Novak uses a semi-western forehand grip.
How Long has he Been Number 1?
He first reached the number 1 position on the 4th of July 2011 and has held the number 1 position for a total of 361 weeks.
What is his Serve Grip?
He uses a continental grip for his first and second serve. This allows him to hit a slice, flat, and kick serves using the same serve grip.
What is his Backhand Grip?
Novak uses a two handed backhand grip with his right hand using a continental grip and his left hand using an eastern forehand grip.
What Nationality is Djokovic?
The nationality of Novak Djokovic is Serbian.
How Many Languages Does he Speak?
Novak can speak five languages fluently including English, French, German, Italian, and his native tongue Serbian.