NOVAK Djokovic has officially left Monte Carlo and settled in Marbella after splashing more than €10 million on a private luxury villa.

The tennis World No.1 is already moved into the property with wife Jelena Ristic and their two children Stefan and Tara, aged six and three respectively.

Djoko Mansion9
EXTERIOR: Novak Djokovic splashed more than €10 million on a property in Sierra Blanca, Marbella

The family had spent Spain’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown of March and April in the mansion, which sits in the exclusive Sierra Blanca urbanisation.

Just a five-minute drive from Marbella centre, the 1,000sqm property was previously available to rent for €10,000 per week.

Djoko Mansion 10
VIEWS: Outdoor pool is set on a backdrop of Mediterranean and mountainous vistas

Sitting on a plot of 3,500sqm, the sprawling home comes complete with a private tennis court, perfect for Novak to train on when he’s not hitting shots down at the Puente Roman hotel.

Local tennis players Alejandro Davidovich and Carlos Gomez Herrera have been spotted arriving to the house to train with the Serbian.

Djoko Mansion

Novak also trains at the luxury Puente Romano hotel where his ‘guru’ Pepe Imaz works.

Djoko Mansion8
PRIORITIES: No sports star’s home can come complete without a gym

With his new home, Novak will be closer to his brother Marko Djokovic, a former doubles player who is also based on the Costa del Sol.

The new pad features nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms, an outdoor and indoor pool and several lounges.

Djoko Mansion7
TRAINING: Djokovic’s Marbella pad has a private tennis court so the ace can train at home

And the kids (and adults) would have struggled to be bored during lockdown with a cinema and television room, a games room with billiards and table football.

With a mix of Mediterranean and Moroccan furnishings, the home is completed by a sauna and Turkish bath, a fully-equipped gym, large barbecue and patio.

Djoko Mansion5
LUXURY: Bedroom in Djokovic’s Marbella home, complete with poster bed

The back garden also offers views of the Med and mountains of Malaga.

News of the purchase comes after a string of controversies involving Novak and coronavirus regulations this year.

Djoko Mansion3
Turkish bath and sauna one of many luxuries in new Djokovic mansion in Marbella

During the first lockdown in Spain the tennis champ was spotted training at the Puente Romano hotel, breaking the rules laid out in the state of alarm.

At the end of June Novak held a tennis tournament in Croatia where a host of players and workers tested positive for COVID-19, including himself and his wife.

Djoko Mansion2
The home in Sierra Blanca has ‘several lounge areas’

Then later in July he was seen walking back from training and posing for pictures with fans without wearing a mask in Marbella.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.