Official Site of Roland-Garros

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic
Country:
Serbia
Birth Date:
22 May 1987
Birth Place:
Belgrade, Serbia
Residence:
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Height:
1.88 metres (6 ft. 2 in.)
Weight:
80 kilos (176 lbs.)
Plays:
Right
Singles Ranking: 2
Doubles Ranking: 556

Articles

  • Djokovic: "I'm there to fight ... Unfortunately, it didn't work this time"

    Djokovic: "I'm there to fight ... Unfortunately, it didn't work this time"

    While many had tipped Novak Djokovic to finally end Rafael Nadal’s stranglehold on the Coupe des Mousquetaires after winning the pair’s past four encounters, the truth is that the Serb did not bring his A-game to the final.
  • Coaches’ reactions to the men’s singles final

    Coaches’ reactions to the men’s singles final

    Toni Nadal and Marian Vajda spoke to the press after the epic 2014 French Open men’s final.
  • Nadal soars to Cloud Nine

    Nadal soars to Cloud Nine

    Any thoughts that Rafael Nadal's supremacy at Roland Garros was at risk were turned on their head as he defeated Novak Djokovic to take his ninth title.
  • Borg: ''I’ll just sit back and enjoy the final''

    Borg: ''I’ll just sit back and enjoy the final''

    Six-time French Open champion Bjorn Borg gives his take on this year’s final and the extraordinary level of tennis on display at the top of the men’s game. The Swede gives Nadal a slight edge over Djokovic.
  • Djokovic on Djokovic

    Djokovic on Djokovic

    Having reached his second final at Roland Garros in the past three years, Novak Djokovic stands one win away from winning the one major title still to elude him, thus claiming an historic career Grand Slam. We take a look back at some of his most memorable quotes from the past fortnight …
  • Nadal: "He beat me four times but he never beat me here"

    Nadal: "He beat me four times but he never beat me here"

    It is nine on the line for Rafael Nadal when the world No.1 locks horns with Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s Roland Garros decider. This will be the 42nd installment in what is shaping up as the greatest rivalry in the modern men’s game.
  • Djokovic: "I can make it this time"

    Djokovic: "I can make it this time"

    Novak Djokovic's semi-final defeat of Ernests Gulbis has ensured Rafael Nadal is once again the only player who can thwart the Serb's bid to capture the one Grand Slam title missing from his collection.
  • Nadal crushes Murray to lay down final marker

    Nadal crushes Murray to lay down final marker

    The eight-time champion's defeat of Andy Murray was not only near-humiliation for the Wimbledon champion, but delivered an ominous warning that rumours of Nadal's demise have been greatly exaggerated.
  • Djokovic one win from joining greats

    Djokovic one win from joining greats

    Novak Djokovic's workmanlike four-set victory over surprise semi-finalist Ernests Gulbis on Friday has put him one match away from achieving a coveted career Grand Slam.
  • Career slam still in sight for Djokovic

    Career slam still in sight for Djokovic

    Whilst Novak Djokovic is ultimately aiming to take down Rafael Nadal on Sunday, he will have to weather Hurricane Gulbis, the unexpected Latvian who has uprooted all the seeds in his path en route to the final four.
  • Djokovic brutally exposes Raonic limitations

    Djokovic brutally exposes Raonic limitations

    Milos Raonic will need to expand his own repertoire and face a player with fewer weapons than Novak Djokovic if he is ever to become the first Canadian man since the 1920s to reach a Grand Slam semi-final.
  • Raonic in uncharted waters

    Raonic in uncharted waters

    By defeating Marcel Granollers in the fourth round, Milos Raonic became the first Canadian man to reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam in the Open era, earning the right to face former world No.1 Novak Djokovic.
  • Djokovic crushes Tsonga to stroll into last eight

    Djokovic crushes Tsonga to stroll into last eight

    Memories of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s epic quarter-final five-setter with Novak Djokovic two years ago were very distant when the two players faced one another again on Philippe Chatrier Court on Day 8 of Roland Garros 2014.
  • Tsonga gets another crack at his nemesis

    Tsonga gets another crack at his nemesis

    Frenchman looks to avenge 2012 loss against Novak Djokovic
  • Relieved Djokovic comes through Cilic test

    Relieved Djokovic comes through Cilic test

    No.2 seed Djokovic may have won his ninth straight match against Cilic but the Croat certainly made him work for it.
  • Tall order awaits Djokovic

    Tall order awaits Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic looks to continue fine form against resurgent Croat Marin Cilic.
  • Djokovic cruises past Chardy to reach third round

    Djokovic cruises past Chardy to reach third round

    Novak Djokovic may have been facing a Frenchman, but he won over the crowd with his stunning play and language skills, and booked a place in the third round.
  • Inspired Djokovic looks to keep things short

    Inspired Djokovic looks to keep things short

    While Novak Djokovic wears many hats these days – fundraiser, wedding planner, future dad – he will have to keep focused on tennis in his second-round match-up against Jeremy Chardy, a hard-hitting, local favourite coming off the best win of his career.
  • Rain fails to dampen Djokovic's parade

    Rain fails to dampen Djokovic's parade

    Stranded courtside waiting for yet another shower to pass, cracking open a pack of cards or checking how many new Twitter selfies Tomas Berdych had posted was not an option for Novak Djokovic in his first round match on Monday.
  • Djokovic kicks off versus Sousa

    Djokovic kicks off versus Sousa

    No.2 seed Novak Djokovic enters the 2014 French Open on something akin to a roll.
  • Nadal, Djokovic clear leaders among men's contenders

    Nadal, Djokovic clear leaders among men's contenders

    Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal may still be the man to beat on the red clay, but his stranglehold has loosened. Here we take a look at the top contenders for the men’s singles in the French capital this year.
  • Little sun but lots of fun on Kids' Day at Roland Garros

    Little sun but lots of fun on Kids' Day at Roland Garros

    The absentee summer sun didn't seem to have got the memo, but Saturday was all about fun.
  • What they said

    What they said

    Media day saw the top seeds face up to the press about their chances at the 2014 French Open.
  • Djokovic faces tough road to Paris glory

    Djokovic faces tough road to Paris glory

    Novak Djokovic’s campaign to fill the last remaining gap in his Grand Slam resume was made a little trickier on Friday after the release of the men’s singles draw.
  • Djoker the main pretender to the clay throne

    Djoker the main pretender to the clay throne

    Novak Djokovic is heading to Roland Garros as co-favourite alongside Rafael Nadal, having defeated his arch rival in the Roma final 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in a real confidence-booster ahead of the clay slam.
  • All change at the top

    All change at the top

    Novak Djokovic may have finished 2012 ahead of the pack, but 2013 saw Rafael Nadal start slowly then peak during an incredible second half of the year. As the season draws to a close, it is interesting to look back at some of the highlights of an exciting year.

Interviews

Videos


Latest Photos

The endA faraway lookAmong championsThe calm after the stormLooking for inspirationOn the runA battle of championsFeeling the heatQuick changeHead to headThe grace of DjokovicHot and botheredNo messing aroundHop to itIn the zoneTake twoLeggy lungeMan on the runDown the lineBest buds

Tournament Info

French Opens Played:
10
Events Entered:
Men's Singles
Best Singles Performance:
Finalist (2012, 2014)
Best Doubles Performance:
1st Round (2006)

Player Overview

Year turned pro:
2003
Career matches won:
573
Career matches lost:
136
Year to date matches won:
30
Year to date matches lost:
4
Current 52 week rank for singles:
2
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
556
High rank for singles:
1
High rank for doubles:
114
Career Prize Money:
$62,339,247 USD
Year to date prize money for singles:
$4,196,617 USD
Year to date prize money for doubles:
$8,185 USD

Grand Slam Singles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
20051ST2ND3RD3RD
20061STQF4TH3RD
20074THSFSFRUP
2008WONSF2NDSF
2009QF3RDQFSF
2010QFQFSFRUP
2011WONSFWONWON
2012WONRUPSFRUP
2013WONSFRUPRUP
2014QFRUP--

Grand Slam Doubles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
20061ST1ST2ND1ST
20071ST---

Legend

WON = Champion
RUP = Runner Up
SF = Semi Finalist
QF = Quarter Finalist
4TH = Lost in Fourth Round
3RD = Lost in Third Round
2ND = Lost in Second Round
1ST = Lost in First Round
Bio information courtesy of the ATP
Men's Singles - Semifinals
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
E.Gulbis LAT (18)
 
3
3
6
3
 
N.Djokovic SRB (2)
 
6
6
3
6
Men's Singles - Quarterfinals
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
M.Raonic CAN (8)
 
5
65
4
 
N.Djokovic SRB (2)
 
7
77
6
Men's Singles - Round 4
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
Jw.Tsonga FRA (13)
 
1
4
1
 
N.Djokovic SRB (2)
 
6
6
6
Men's Singles - Round 3
Court Suzanne Lenglen
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
M.Cilic CRO (25)
 
3
2
77
4
 
N.Djokovic SRB (2)
 
6
6
62
6
Men's Singles - Round 2
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
J.Chardy FRA 
 
1
4
2
 
N.Djokovic SRB (2)
 
6
6
6
Men's Singles - Round 1
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
J.Sousa POR 
 
1
2
4
 
N.Djokovic SRB (2)
 
6
6
6
Round1R2R3R4RQFSFF
Sets played 3 3 4 3 3 4 4
Tie breaks played 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Total games 25 25 40 24 35 36 39
Winners 40 31 33 18 37 30 43
Unforced errors 33 16 37 18 19 25 49
Service points won 52 49 88 48 73 75 75
Return games won 8 7 7 7 3 5 3
Total points 99 89 147 86 114 114 116
1st serves in 58 42 90 44 67 74 82
% 1st serves in 70 61 65 67 68 67 65
Total aces 9 2 5 1 4 9 11
Total double faults 3 1 3 1 1 1 3
1st serve points won 38 32 62 31 50 59 59
% 1st serve points won 66 76 69 70 75 80 72
% 2nd Serve points won 56 63 54 77 74 43 36
Roland Garros Radio
Online
Shop
Shop Now
BlogMore
  • 19:50
    Right, that's it from us. Thanks for reading over the past 15 days. We'll see you again in just under 49 weeks' time! Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Always a pleasure, never a chore!
  • 19:13
    Read all about it!
  • 18:48
    Nole meanwhile is still shaking his head, five minutes on... Poor Nole, after such a comeback...