jocko7Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic, currently ranked No. 1 in men’s singles tennis player in the world, turns 29 on May 22 . Novak Djokovic was born on May 22, 1987, in Belgrade, Serbia. He began playing tennis at age 4, and was sent to train in Germany at age 13.

Djokovic won his first major tournament at the 2008 Australian Open. After winning the 2014 Wimbledon tournament, he became the 21st player in history to earn 7 majors titles.

Let’s take a look at some of the lesser known facts about this tennis star:

1. Djokovic ATP World Tour Finals 5 times

2. Won Bronze Medal At 2008 Summer Olympics

3. Hold Best Match Winning Rate

TOPSHOTS Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after winning a game against Roger Federer of Switzerland during their 2015 US Open Men's singles final match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 13, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMADJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT: 571788321 ORIG FILE ID: 544218998


4. Djokovic married Jelena Ristic in 2014


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