New Delhi: The world number one, Novak Djokovic became father on Tuesday as wife Jelena gave birth to a baby boy.
The couple have become parents for the very first time.
The Serbian tennis ace expressed his excitement via micro-blogging site Twitter.
Stefan, our baby angel was born! I am so proud of my beautiful wife Jelena! Thank you so much for your love and support. We love you all!!!
— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) October 22, 2014
The Wimbledon champion last played in the Shanghai Masters, where his campaign came to end in the semi-finals, when he was beaten by eighteen-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer in straight sets.
The 27-year-old, is scheduled to play in the Paris Masters, starting next week but now he might pull out of the tournament to spend some time with his wife and baby.
The Serb and Jelena had been dating each other since 2006, and tied the nuptial knot this July in Montenegro, within few days after wining his seventh major slam at Wimbledon.