In 2011, it was said that he was texting gorgeous blonde Serbian pop star Natasa Bekvalac.
Stories linking him to Miss Bekvalac continued for a further five years, with the magazines going wild when both of them were in Ibiza on separate holidays over the same summer.
Last year he was surprisingly knocked out in the third round by Sam Querrey, and then pulled out of Serbia's Davis Cup tie against Great Britain, explaining that he needed to spend time with his family. It was resolved and life is going on like everything else.'It was some other thing I was going through privately and nothing linked to the wrist injury.'For the record, though, Djokovic has been with model-pretty business studies graduate Jelena, 31, for more than a decade.
Djokovic said later: 'I am in a position, like everybody else, like all of you, we all have private issues and things that are more challenges than issues.'More things that we have to encounter and overcome in order to evolve as a human being. They were married in Montenegro in 2014 when she was six months' pregnant with son Stefan.
' having an 'eventful' marriage have been a conversational staple for some time.
Indeed, as we shall see, the scandal-sheets in Serbia, if you can believe them, claim that he has been endangering his marriage with a string of liaisons.
The couple live in Monte Carlo and she travels the world to watch him play.