From childhood friends to marriage, Novak Djokovic and Jelena were meant-to-be

Updated: May 22, 2020, 10:11 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic is a Serbian tennis player who competes predominantly in Men's Singles tennis. 

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Happy anniversary my love! Time doesn't exist for us... just love, understanding, support, passion and us"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic is currently the World No. 1 in Men's Singles tennis.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Love nest"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic has 17 Grand Slam titles to his name so far, the most recent one being the Australian Open 2020.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Special moments with him"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic's total tally of 17 Grand Slams is the third highest in tennis history in men's singles division.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Merry Christmas from our family to yours. We wish you health, prosperity, wisdom, gratitude, joy and most of all. Thank you all for sharing beautiful family atmosphere today! For us who are not celebrating today (but in 2weeks time), we feel infected by your happiness and joy and we cannot help but join you. May there be many days like this!"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic is of Serbian and Croatian descent born to Srdan and Dijana.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Now off you go amore! Good luck! @djokernole #sneakersforgood"

    5/23
  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic has two younger brothers, who are also tennis players.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Perfect sunset with my love @djokernole"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic met the love of his life Jelena in high school.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Family time"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic and Jelena began dating in 2005.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "I just loooooveeee our adventures in the nature @djokernole"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic got engaged to Jelena in September, 2013 and got married on July 10, 2014.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Welcome to Kissington! We only spread love, kisses and hugs around here. No wonder kids grow so fast in our town. Happy birthday my little boy"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic and Jelena have a son name Stefan and a daughter named Tara.

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Love loving you my love #happyanniversary"

    10/23
  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic is famous for his on-court shenanigans 

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Cheers to new beginnings and fresh starts. Good luck my champion! We believe in you! #TeamDjokovic #NoleFam @djokernole"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "My face: Happy, His face: Happy but annoyed with me for taking a selfie"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Love him"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "He can smell the grass"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Ran into this guy on the mountain! Fan girling!! #mylove"

    15/23
  • Novak Djokovic

    While in France, Djokovic shared this picture with wife Jelena and wrote, '@jelenadjokovicndf and I preparing elderberry flower for homemade elderberry syrup recipe #nottoobad #familytime'

    16/23
  • Novak Djokovic

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Making fun of my guy when he isn’t looking @djokernole"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic posted this picture and captioned, "Happy Birthday Jubicak! Another year to remember. Our kids and I are grateful to have you in our lives which you fill daily with love and compassion. Thank you for striving to always be the best version of yourself. We love you with all we are @jelenadjokovicndf"

    18/23
  • Novak Djokovic

    During the coronavirus lockdown, Djokovic shared this photo and wrote, "This was from some quality family time at @superbejuicery last year. They are doing deliveries and takeaway from Wednesday if you’re in Marbella!"

    19/23
  • Novak Djokovic

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Precious moments"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "Talking all things busy schedules, children, and education access in my latest interview with @shefiles. Always a pleasure discussing our efforts in Serbia and with organizations across the globe. Shoutout to our incredible teams at the @novakfoundation"

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  • Novak Djokovic

    Jelena posted this picture of herself with Novak Djokovic and captioned it as, "How easy it becomes to connect with people when you bring your conscious self on every life journey... it blows my mind every time! Time flies so fast and yet you get so much out of it just by being present. You are a special soul @jayshetty and it warms my heart to learn that your life’s purpose is so giving and generous. Keep sharing your blessings with millions of people around the world. Light is everywhere when people like you carry the torch!"

    22/23
  • Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic posted this picture and captioned, "Happy Birthday to my little brother Djordje. Last night we celebrated. Very proud of you. Love you"

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About The Gallery

Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic is one of the most impactful and vibrant tennis stars in the last decade. As 'Djoker' celebrates his 33rd birthday today, we take a look at the player's life off the court with wife Jelena Djokovic and their kids. (Pictures Courtesy/ Novak Djokovic, Jelena Djokovic Instagram)