Post a Comment. Her career-high ranking is No. In , she won the US Open girls singles title, and the French Open doubles with Kim Clijsters, ending the season ranked number 1 in in the International Tennis Federation junior singles world ranking and number 7 in doubles. In , her success at Wimbledon continued. She reached the semi-finals, before losing to Lindsay Davenport
3. Jelena Dokic
Former tennis star Jelena Dokic contemplated suicide as a victim of abuse
Her highest ranking as a tennis player was world No. She won WTA Tour events on all surfaces during her career. In the Wimbledon Championships the year-old Dokic achieved one of the biggest upsets in tennis history, beating Martina Hingis 6—2, 6—0. This remains the only time the women's world No.
Tennis star Jelena Dokic reveals she no longer tries to reconcile with her father
Post a Comment. Saturday, 19 November Jelena Dokic. Jelena Dokic Biography. Her career-high ranking is No.
In , a shy, year-old Australian named Yelena Dokic stunned the tennis world when she defeated world number one Martina Hingis. Over the next few years the Yugoslavian-born prodigy executed a stunning rise through the rankings, from th at the time of that legendary match to world number four in But while television audiences and stadium crowds cheered Jelena on court, behind closed doors she was allegedly subjected to shocking violence at the hands of her coach father, Damir. Now aged 34, Yelena has released an extraordinary autobiography detailing the sustained physical and emotional abuse, which began at the age of six. And speaking to The Project on Monday night, she said it was her second, whom she met a year later, that helped her deal with the ongoing psychological impact of the abuse.