They are high school sweethearts, who have been together since 2005.Her mother Vera says it was love at first sight and as a sporty, athletic tennis enthusiast Jelena was the perfect fit for him.As Novak Djokovic buried the winning shot of his spellbinding Wimbledon final, a few miles away his biggest supporter was happily savouring the victory.For once his pregnant fiancée Jelena Ristic had decided to watch from the comfort of home.Novak Djokovic has another woman named Jelena who is important in his life, his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic.The couple have been dating since 2005 and reportedly met two years before through mutual friends in Serbia, according to the Wide World of Sports.This week two-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic and Jelena Ristic will become man and wife.In his native Serbia the duo are as popular as Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, so the wedding will be closely followed by millions of fans.
He dedicated his win to a woman he describes as “one of the most incredible people I ever knew”, his childhood coach Jelena Gencic, who died of breast cancer.
Djokovic, a.k.a Nole, was also briefly linked with 2006 Beijing Olympic javelin thrower Leryn Franco in the summer of August 2008.
The super sexy Franco once finished runner-up in the Miss Paraguay contest.
“Hopefully I’ll be there to help him and to see him achieving the biggest one, the top.” Jelena Ristic wasn’t present during Australian Open 2013 which Novak Djokovic won by beating Andy Murray in the finals, because she was in Belgrade taking care of Djokovic’s dad who was recovering from a respiratory infection. In April Novak announced Jelena was pregnant, he thanked her and talked about becoming a father when he defeated Roger Federer at Wimbledon.
Jelena Ristic is director of Novak Djokovic Foundation.
Although no evidence of the romance ever circulated.