Searching for Novak: Unveiling the man behind the enigma by Mark Hodgkinson ISBN:9781788405171

Searching for Novak by Mark Hodgkinson

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Delve inside the mind of the greatest tennis player of all time.

No man or woman has won more Grand Slam singles titles than Novak Djokovic, who took his 24th major at the 2023 US Open. Based on fresh interviews with people close to Djokovic – including his friends and mentors, along with his former coaches and his rivals – this is an in-depth exploration of the psyche of one of the most fascinating and controversial sporting characters ever. From a bomb shelter in Belgrade to an immigration detention centre in Melbourne, and everywhere in between, this book uncovers his relentless pursuit of perfection and the unconventional beliefs that have propelled him to greatness.

Rage. Forgiveness. Shame. Pride. Love. Searching for Novak examines the psychological and emotional side of rewriting tennis history.

The compelling biography of Novak Djokovic, the greatest male tennis player of all time – looking at past events, his beliefs and what has made him one of the most enigmatic and successful sportsmen throughout history.

About the Author: Mark Hodgkinson is known for his compelling biographies of Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Serena Williams. A former Daily Telegraph tennis correspondent, he has ghostwritten columns for Boris Becker, Martina Navratilova, Bjorn Borg and Pete Sampras, and also collaborated on a book with boxer Lawrence Okolie and on a golf project with singer Robbie Williams. Mark worked on two fitness books with Daniel Craig, Tom Hiddleston and their trainer Simon Waterson, one of which became an Amazon bestseller. Additionally, he authored a bestselling book for Naomi Osaka’s former coach, Sascha Bajin, and has collaborated with psychologist Charlie Unwin and former Marine Nick Goldsmith. Mark consults for international sports brands in Europe, the United States and Japan.

04 Jul 2024

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Paperback / softback


Biography: sport

Readership Level

General (US: Trade)



Publication Date

04 Jul 2024

Searching for Novak: Unveiling the man behind the enigma by Mark Hodgkinson ISBN 9781788405171

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