Tennis. “I failed to finish the 26th floor,” Australian Jelena Dokic confides in her

Former Australian tennis player Jelena Dokic revealed Monday on her social media that she failed to commit suicide at the end of April. all (her) pain and (her) pain disappear after a romantic breakup.

I almost woke up from my balcony on the 26th floor, almost at the end of my day, I will never forget this day, everything was trouble, everything was black, no sound, no light, nothing made sense she explained on her Instagram account citing the day of April 28. I managed to get me out of this situation, I don’t even know how I got there added the 39 -year -old world No. 4, accompanied by a photo showing red eyes with tears.

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“I know I’m not the only one to fight”

The last six months have been tough, with tears everywhere and all the timefollowed the Serbian -born Australian who ended his career in 2014 and became a tennis consultant for Australian channels. Writing these lines is not easy […] but I do it, because I know I am not the only one to fight. Be aware that you are not alone , she added, before concluding her message: “I will come back stronger than ever. »

His testimony immediately sparked reactions in the world of tennis and beyond, including a message of support from his compatriot Mark Philippoussis, a former World No. 8. In January, Dokic had announced his breakup with his companion after 18 years of common life.

She reported six titles on the WTA circuit and reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon in 2000. Her main weapons work goes back to 1999, already on the London field: issue of qualifications, she had swept the first round. Switzerland Martina Hingis, then World No. 1, 6-2, 6-0 at 16 years old and from her first participation, which had the value of being presented as a future tennis star, a status she has never had really justified subsequently.

She had been revealed in the past to have experienced episodes of depression linked to authoritarianism and the psychological abuse of her father and coach, Damir, who had several times been reluctant to leave with tennis agencies and tournament organizers for her bloodshed and outrageous statements.

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