Djokovic, Novak,1987–, Serbian tennis player, b. Belgrade. He began winning European championships at age 14, and played his in first Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open, in 2005. He won the Australian Open in 2008 and 2011–13; and Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 2011, facing Rafael NadalNadal, Rafael
(Rafael Nadal Parera), 1986–, Spanish tennis player, b. Majorca. Widely regarded as the greatest clay-court player ever, "Rafa" turned professional at 15. In 2005 he won his first major, the French Open.
..... Click the link for more information. in the final at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, and the 2012 Australian Open. He won Wimbledon again in 2014–15 and the U.S. Open in 2015, defeating Roger FedererFederer, Roger,
1981–, Swiss tennis player, b. Basel. He was an outstanding junior player, ranking number one in 1998, the year he turned pro. Federer won his first Association of Tennis Professionals tournament in 2001 at Milan, and scored his first major victory in 2003
..... Click the link for more information. each time. He has since won the Australian Open in 2015–16 and 2019, for a record-setting seven wins there, the French Open for the first time in 2016, and Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 2018.