For Novak Djokovic, spending high quality time together with his household is necessary. In July 2014, the Serbian participant married his longtime girlfriend Jelena, then in October the identical yr, they turned mother and father of a boy known as Stefan and in September 2017, the daughter Tara was born. In an interview to Telegraf, the 14-time Grand Slam winner hinted he might undertake a lighter schedule within the upcoming years so as to spend extra time with them at dwelling. 'Now I’m a father of two youngsters and I actually need them to be my precedence. They’re now in Abu Dhabi with me, and it’s sure that they gained't be with me on the entire tournaments. So long as I’m able to hold the household in concord, balanced with tennis obligations, I’ll proceed to do to that, at this charge,' stated Djokovic, who was accompanied in Abu Dhabi by his brother Marko and fogeys (father Srdjan, mom Dijana).
'Maybe I’ll sacrifice some tournaments sooner or later – on this or within the subsequent seasons – we’ll see. It’s not simple to put some issues in life and in a profession. Within the final a number of years, particularly just lately, my household is earlier than tennis, and I said that many instances. To regulate one factor to a different, with the household as an absolute precedence, will most likely be the best problem, however I don't take a look at it as a problem, however a risk to settle all completely happy circumstances – and I’m very grateful for that!'