In December, Dokic participated in the Australian Open Wild Card playoff tournament. The pair lost in two sets. Regarding her social media, she has over 411k followers on her Instagram and over 119k on Twitter. The Foundation is dedicated to creating educational opportunities for disadvantaged children in Serbia. After the match Dokic cited a stomach virus as the reason to the loss. Two weeks later she played at another $100,000+H tournament at Athens, Greece. At the Hamburg event, Dokic collected a straight-set win over Justine Henin, before having to retire in the semifinals. Then, she received a wildcard to compete in Sydney. The following week, she participated at an 100,000 tournament at Marseille, France. She backed up her strong performance by defeating fifth seed and former doubles partner, Nadia Petrova in straight sets in the second round to advance to her first WTA quarterfinals appearance since the 2009 Australian Open. [citation needed], Jelena won her first-round match in the 50K tournament in Saint-Raphael, France by beating Eva Birnerová. Jelena Dokic (Serbian: Jelena Dokić / Јелена Докић; pronounced [jɛ̌lɛna dokit͡ɕ]; born 12 April 1983, in Osijek, Croatia) is an Australian tennis coach, commentator, writer, and former professional tennis player. D’origine serbe, Jelena Djokovic file le parfait amour avec le champion de tennis Novak Djokovic depuis de nombreuses années. 129 at the time, she was the lowest-ranked player to have defeated the top seed in a Grand Slam tournament during the open era. She also played doubles with Sofia Arvidsson where she reached the quarterfinals before losing to Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears. Dokic started the year by teaming up with Mark Philippoussis to win the Hopman Cup title. There, she won her first round match against Petra Martić before losing to world No. She made it to her third consecutive final and faced Sofia Arvidsson again. Jelena retired in her second-round match against Urszula Radwańska leading 7–5, 0–2, with a suspected thigh injury. I was blessed to have the support of my whole family while growing up. 5 Health Benefits of Lemon Water in the Morning, Who is Menachem Gueffen? She is the CEO of the Novak Djokovic Foundation, organization dedicated to provide educational opportunities for disadvantaged children in Serbia. It was released in Europe in January 2018. She also played doubles, partnering with Petra Kvitová, but the pair lost in the first round. In May 2013, Dokic said in an interview that she was training for a comeback attempt at smaller tournaments using an injury protected ranking. She was ordered to rest for another fortnight and planned to get back on court on hard-court tournaments leading up to US Open. She then played the 2009 French Open. Things appeared to have turned around for the couple as some speculated there was more going on in their marriage. Who Is Jelena Djokovic? Dokic won her first round match at the Australian Open against Tamira Paszek of Austria. [citation needed]. It was the same year when the tennis player Novak Djokovic was competing matches Wimbledon. However, her run ended after Kim Clijsters beat her despite leading 3–0 in the first set, in a victory that brought Clijsters back to world No. She founded a student magazine called Original while she was in college. Despite this, Dokic's victory over Halep will ensure that she will reach the top 60 for the first time since 2009, with a year high ranking of #59. One week later, Dokic took part in the Australian Open. She then played at another $100,000 tournament at Sofia but again lost in the second round to Andrea Hlaváčková in straight sets. Under the guidance of new coach Nikola Pilić, after over three months away from the tour due to injury, Dokic qualified for a $10,000 tournament and reached the semifinals of the main draw before losing to Astrid Besser. A week later, Dokic continued her winning streak by capturing the $25,000 ITF tournament in Caserta, Italy. Damir later said, "I think the draw is fixed just for her". Dokic then withdrew from a 100,000 tournament in Cuneo, Italy, with a wrist injury.