Jelena Dokic

by ethnic on January 25, 2009

Place of Birth: Osijek, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia

Date of Birth: 12 April, 1983

*Serbian (father)
*Croatian (mother)

Jelena Dokic is a tennis player, coach, and columnist.

Jelena was born in Osijek, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia, the daughter of Ljiljana (Podnar) and Damir Dokić, a tennis coach. Her father is Serbian and her mother is Croatian. Her family moved to Sombor, Serbia, and later to Australia, in 1994, settling in Fairfield, Sydney.

Jelena represented Serbia and Montenegro at the height of her career. She later returned home to play under the Australian flag.

Photo by Neale Cousland/

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Milan August 26, 2010 at 9:06 am

She was great eye candy on the court. Her father was a crazy man though.

ethnic April 8, 2009 at 3:53 pm

profile updated, thanks


mzpreciousz April 8, 2009 at 5:09 am

Her dad is Serbian and her mom is Croatian. Reference at:

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