Novak Đoković

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
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Profession: Tennis Champion

Nationality:
Serbia
Serbian

Why Famous: Winner of 12 Grand Slam singles titles Đoković is considered one of tennis's all time greats.

Born: May 22, 1987
Birthplace: Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Age: 31 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events in the Life of Novak Đoković

  • 2007-09-09 US Open Men's Tennis: Switzerland's Roger Federer wins 4th consecutive US title; beats Novak Đoković of Serbia 7-6, 7-6, 6-4
  • 2008-01-04 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Americans Serena Williams & Mardy Fish beat Serbian pair Novak Đoković & Jelena Janković 7-6, 6-2 for an unassailable 2-0 lead, and the 5th US title
  • 2008-01-27 96th Men's Australian Open: Novak Đoković beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6)
  • 2008-11-16 Novak Đoković of Serbia wins his first career season-ending Tennis Masters Cup title beating Russian Nikolay Davydenko 6-1, 7-5 in the final in Shanghai, China
  • 2010-09-13 US Open Men's Tennis: Spaniard Rafael Nadal wins his first US title; beats Novak Đoković 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2
  • 2011-01-30 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his 2nd Australian title; beats Scotsman Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3
  • 2011-07-03 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 for his first Wimbledon title
  • 2011-09-12 US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his first US title; beats Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1
  • 2012-01-29 100th Men's Australian Open: Novak Đoković beats Rafael Nadal (5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5) , named one of the greatest grand slam finals ever
  • 2012-06-11 111th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković (6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5)
  • 2012-09-10 US Open Men's Tennis: Andy Murray of Scotland wins his first Grand Slam event; beats defending champion Novak Đoković 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2
  • 2012-11-12 Novak Đoković of Serbia wins his second season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis title beating 6-time champion Roger Federer 7-6, 7-5 in the final in London. England
  • 2013-01-05 25th Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Spain wins 4th title; Anabel Medina Garrigues & Fernando Verdasco beat high profile Serbian pair Ana Ivanović & Novak Đoković 6-4, 7-5 to clinch 2-1 victory
  • 2013-01-27 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins Open era record 4th Australian crown; beats Andy Murray of Scotland 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • 2013-07-07 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Andy Murray beats Novak Đoković 6-4. 7-5. 6-4 to become the first British man to win a Wimbledon singles title since 1936

  • 2013-09-09 US Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal wins his second US title; beats Novak Đoković 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
  • 2013-11-11 Novak Đoković claims back-to-back ATP World Tour Finals tennis titles with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the final in London, England
  • 2014-06-08 113th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković (3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4)
  • 2014-07-06 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 to regain his world #1 ranking
  • 2014-11-16 Novak Đoković claims 3 straight ATP World Tour Finals tennis titles after Roger Federer is forced to withdraw from the final in London through injury
  • 2015-02-01 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Serbian ace Novak Đoković wins an Open era record 5th men's singles crown, beating Scotsman Andy Murray 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0
  • 2015-06-07 French Open Men's Tennis: Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland wins his 2nd major title; beats Novak Đoković 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4
  • 2015-07-12 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković successfully defends his title for 3rd Wimbledon crown; beats Roger Federer 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3
  • 2015-09-13 US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his second US title; beats Roger Federer 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
  • 2015-11-22 Serbian tennis star Novak Đoković makes it 4 straight season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis titles beating Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 in the final in London, England
  • 2016-01-31 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković retains title for his record-equaling 6th Australian title; beats Andy Murray 6-1, 7-5, 7-6
  • 2016-06-05 French Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia beats Scotsman Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to win his first French title
  • 2016-09-11 US Open Men's Tennis: Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland wins his 3rd major title; beats Novak Đoković 6-7, 1-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3
  • 2016-11-20 Scotsman Andy Murray breaks through for a first season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis title with a 6-3, 6-4 win in London over 5-time defending champion Novak Đoković
  • 2018-07-15 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his 4th Wimbledon title beating South African Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6
  • 2018-08-19 Novak Đoković beats Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Cincinnati Masters to become the first player to win all 9 Masters 1,000 tennis tournaments since the series started in 1990
  • 2018-09-09 US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his third US title; beats '09 champion Juan Martín del Potro 6-4, 7-6, 6-3
  • 2018-11-18 21 year old German Alexander Zverev breaks through for a maiden season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis title with a 6-4, 6-3 upset win in London over 5-time champion Novak Đoković

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