Former world number one Jelena Jankovic is expecting a baby girl, according to the Telegraf. She has been romantically involved with Serbian doctor Branko Barać.
Jankovic first met Barać at the Adria Tour tennis tournament organized by Novak Djokovic. Many players including Novak Djokovic tested positive for COVID-19 during the Adria tour. Jankovic went to a private clinic for a COVID-19 test and again ran into Barać. Soon thereafter, the couple started dating. The couple then vacationed together in Montenegro.
Jankovic’s best result at a grand slam singles came in 2008 when she reached the finals at the US Open, losing to Serena Williams. She won the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon in 2007 partnering with Jamie Murray. She earned more than $19 million during her tennis career. She hasn’t played professionally since 2017.
Barac is a rheumatologist and is employed at the Institute of Rheumatology. He got his doctor’s degree in 2003 and completed his specialization in internal medicine in 2013.