Jelena Dokic

Dokic in 2011, photo by Neale Cousland/

Place of Birth: Osijek, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia (now Croatia)

Date of Birth: 12 April, 1983

*Serbian (father)
*Croatian (mother)

Jelena Dokic is a professional 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.


Curious about ethnicity

3 Responses

  1. Milan says:

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

  2. ethnic says:

    profile updated, thanks


  3. mzpreciousz says:

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

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