In his semifinal match against Nadal, he was forced to retire with elbow problems in the third set, after winning the first and losing the second set. Djokovic was also only the second player, after Tomáš Berdych, to have defeated both Federer and Nadal since they became the top two players in the world.
Djokovic's next tournament was the Rogers Cup in Montreal, and he defeated world No. After this tournament, Björn Borg stated that Djokovic "is definitely a contender to win a Grand Slam (tournament)." The following week at the Cincinnati Masters, Djokovic lost in the second round to Moyà in straight sets.
1 by the ATP and the first male player representing Serbia to win a Grand Slam singles title.
Djokovic has won numerous awards, including the 2012, 2015, and 2016 Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year, Djokovic was born on in Belgrade, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia, to parents Srđan and Dijana (née Žagar).
Sava I class, the highest decoration of the Serbian Orthodox Church, for his contributions to monasteries of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo and Metohija and charitable work in Serbia.
At the junior Grand Slam tournaments his best showing was at the Australian Open where he reached the semifinals in 2004.
He won his second career title at the Moselle Open in Metz, and moved into the top 20 for the first time in his career.
Novak's father is Montenegrin in origin and his mother is Croatian by background, with Novak considering himself to be Serbian.
Genčić worked with young Djokovic over the following six years before realizing that, due to his rapid development, going abroad in search of increased level of competition was the best option for his future.
The nineteen-year-old Djokovic, who was ranked sixty-third in the world at the time, mostly dismissed the story at first by saying that the talks were not serious, describing them as "the British being very kind to us after the Davis Cup." Britain was offering me a lot of opportunities and they needed someone because Andy [Murray] was the only one, and still is.
That had to be a disappointment for all the money they invest. I had begun to make some for myself, enough to afford to travel with a coach, and I said, 'Why the heck?Djokovic's records include breaking the single-season record with six masters titles in 2015, winning 31 consecutive ATP World Tour Masters 1000 series matches, playing in the finals at all nine ATP Masters 1000 tournaments (shared with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal), and being the only player to win eight of the nine events (and at least twice).