Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player and ranked world No. 1 in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Novak Djokovic has won 94 singles titles, including a record 67 Big Titles and all Masters titles at least twice, and is the only man ever to do so along with being the first man in the Open Era to win all 4 Grand Slams twice.
Djokovic is also an active philanthropist and founder of the Novak Djokovic Foundation, which is committed to supporting children from disadvantaged communities. In 2015 Djokovic was appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
How many kids does Novak Djokovic have?
Novak Djokovic is a father to two kids. Novak Djokovic met Jelena Ristić, in high school and they became high school sweethearts. Novak and Jelena began dating her in 2005. The couple became engaged in September 2013.
On 10 July 2014, Novak and Jelena got married on Sveti Stefan in Montenegro and a church wedding was held in the same place, on 12 July 2014, in the Church of Saint Stephen. Novak in April 2014 announced that he and his wife were expecting their first child and they welcomed their 2nd child in 2017.
In 2018, after winning the Shanghai Masters, Djokovic credited his loving family for their support, “Family is the key to success and balance [in] life, Emotionally they helped me a lot when I had the surgery. It’s a blessing to be a father and have a lovely family.” according to Xinhua news agency.
When you follow any celebrity you want to about their kids and what are they doing. If you are one of those who love to discover your favorite celebrity kids? This is the right place for you to check out various celebrity kids. In the below article, we will see all of Novak Djokovic’s Kids.
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Here is everything to know about Novak Djokovic’s kids
Novak Djokovic welcomed his firstborn baby boy on 22 October 2014, 4 months after their wedding, and Novak and Jelena became parents for the second time and welcomed their baby girl on 9th September 2017.
Novak may be number one but the father of two is called ‘Tata’ at home by both his kids which means Dad and we can often spot them along with their mother cheering for their superstar dad.
Novak never fails to mention his kids and family whenever he gives his awards acceptance speech and it’s not a surprise that Djokovic kids cheers for him at almost every major tournament along with their mother “My family, my parents are here, oh my daughter’s here as well. Oh wow, OK,” Djokovic told Sue Barker at the 2022 Wimbledon victory.
“I’m very grateful and blessed to have this opportunity. It’s actually one of the biggest reasons that I keep on playing because I always dreamed of having my children on the stands,” he added.
“This is what life is all about, sharing these moments with the dear ones and my children are my greatest success, greatest treasure and I don’t know I’m just overwhelmed with beautiful emotions having them on the court today. Them supporting me just brings love and joy to my life,” he concluded.
Jelena regularly shares loved-up snaps with her husband on her Instagram and Jelena is the director of their charity which is the name of her husband the Novak Djokovic Foundation, which aims to help children in Serbia to fulfill their dreams by improving the country’s education system.
Let’s see in detail about Novak Djokovic’s kids.
Stefan was born in October 2014 and is currently seven years old.
Stefan is the eldest and only son of Novak and Jelena and is 7 years old and is already walking in his footsteps, the seven-year-old is regularly seen practicing with his father these days and Stefan’s interest in the sport is growing day by day.
Novak also admitted that his son is “in love with tennis right now” in a chat with the ATP tour. “[Saturday] night when I was putting him to bed, he was asking me questions: What is the difference between the racquet head sizes, the strings, why somebody is stringing less tension, all these basic questions that kids are very curious about,” Djokovic said.
“It’s important for me that we have a relationship as a father and son, first of all, primary, before anything else, and that he’s enjoying life, that he’s having fun,” Novak Djokovic said.
“He’s trying different sports. Super important. I was growing up with skiing, football, tennis, martial arts, and different things. I feel like it’s very important to have, particularly at this young age, a lot of stimuli to the children from different perspectives and different sports and different movement, different activities,” he added.
Novak Djokovic also mention his son is a Rafael Nadal fan, “My son is a big Rafael Nadal fan,” Novak Djokovic said in an interview with BBC.
“My wife was cheering for [Daniil] Medvedev, my son was cheering for Nadal. For every point that Rafa made, Stefan was jumping around and fist-bumping like Rafa,” he added
“But he asked me a few days ago, ‘When is the next tournament where you’re going to participate where Rafa will also play?’ I said, ‘I am not sure. I hope it is very soon. Why are you asking me that?’ He said, ‘Because I would really like to take a photo with Rafa!’ ‘We can arrange that, I’m sure,” Novak Djokovic said
Tara was born on September 2017 and is 6 years old.
Tara is the youngest and only daughter of Novak and Jelena and the 6-year-old can be seen regularly cheering for her dad. Novak adores his little princess and clearly loves her a lot.
“She’s not five years old yet so she wasn’t allowed to watch a match live, but next year hopefully if she’s interested, which she wasn’t so much in tennis, she can watch daddy play live,” Djokovic told Sue Barker at the 2022 Wimbledon victory when for the first time his daughter attended her match.