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Unbreakable

By: Jelena Dokic
Narrated by: Kellie Jones
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Publisher's Summary

This is a story of Jelena Dokic's survival. How she survived as a refugee twice. How she survived on the tennis court to become world number four. But, most importantly, how she survived her father, Damir Dokic, the tennis dad from hell.

From war-torn Yugoslavia to Sydney to Wimbledon, she narrates her hellish ascent to becoming one of the best tennis players in the women’s game, the abuse she endured at the hands of her father and her heartbreaking fall from the top. Jelena never told anyone the full truth of what she went through until now, and her unbreakable spirit will inspire you.

©2017 Jelena Dokic (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

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Exceptional

This book is so honestly written. I couldn’t stop listening. Courageous and very inspirational. Thanks Jelena for sharing your story.

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Great Book! Touching and sad

I could relate as a ex professional tennis player and not having a normal childhood . Traveling alone at a young age and the pressure I felt from my Dad. The abuse physical and mentally and the toll on your body training from a young age hour's per day causing injuries. Living out of a suit case and eat drink sleep tennis day after day

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Amazing!!!!!!

Everyone MUST listen to this!!!!!. Especially athletes and sportspersons.
It is brilliant and very well narrated story...

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A tale of true grit

Loved her story and how she is strong after an upbringing like that. In a better environment she would have become a number 1, multi-slam winner. But even more admirable is how she handled herself and truly become bigger than many winners in the traditional sense. Real bravery.

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onya mate

well done champ. I think to a degree we all knew something was not right.

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  • JAMES
  • 11-17-18

Against all Odds

Jelena is made of steel , a very sad story written perfectly . Honest representation of what happened.

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  • Liamog
  • 12-08-21

Unbelievable

This is an honest representation of what Jelena went through from an early age into her twenties regarding the abuse she endured both mentally and physically at the hands of her dad.
It's a miracle she's even alive though scars will always remain.
This is pretty hard to listen to at times and you just want it to stop and reach out to help but feel so
helpless and so sad for her and are constantly hoping for some upturn in either her career or her childhood.

What a great book though!
I read sharapovas book before this and boy they couldn't have been more different.

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  • DA
  • 04-27-20

A tennis prodigy

A tennis player who came across on tv as a spoilt brat. This statement couldn't be further from the truth. This is the compelling story of a talented tennis player and her struggle as a refugee, emotional and physical abuse, and the tennis world. A great read.

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  • cmj123
  • 08-27-19

incredible life story

The story of Jelena Dokic rings a deep resounding bell in a reader's mind. Her story is a story of ferociousness, winning, abuse and family. Unbreakable is an open story of what success driven by grit, abuse and passion looks like. I am indebted to Jelena for such an honest, complete and balanced view on her life. What was going on in people's mind when Jelena was abused but winning?

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  • Helen
  • 10-20-21

Tough listen.

This is a tough listen. I’m not going to lie. But Jelena deserves to have her story listened to as she has been a silent victim for so long.

Bringing this story to light connects so many confusing dots over her time in the spotlight. I understand her now and deeply hope her healing continues.

Jelena is a true champion on and off the court.

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  • 01-11-22

Brave Woman

This is a well written story of horrific times a child endured. I am pleased Jelena has told her story. I hope this opens people's eyes, and alerts us all to act if we suspect abuse is occurring to our neighbours!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-15-22

Eye opening story

I found this book incredibly sad and eye opening. What poor Jelena went through and the lengths she went to for approval are heart breaking. She is a very courageous, brave women and it is lovely to see her doing so well in life now.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-01-22

Great story. Reader clearly knew nothing about tennis.

The lady who read the book mispronounced names of tennis players. I had read she mispronounced country names before listening. It bothers me that whoever managed this recording and/or the reader clearly had no idea about tennis whatsoever.

Jelena is clearly an amazing person. If you like tennis and watched her journey as a player you will enjoy it.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-16-22

Narrator terrible

The narrator has totally butchered the pronunciation of Croatian/Serbian names and Croatian states/towns. Quite off putting. I would have thought that more effort would have been made to properly pronounce words. The story is captivating though- incredible.

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  • Karol
  • 08-15-22

Wow what a life

Kept on the edge of my seat. The drama the hurt the cries the sorrow the why is she still with her dad or wanting to be with her dad. Used and abused for her talent and money. Much respect for her. As a migrant not refugee in the same era I was subjected to hate, discrimination etc. australia was racist at this time and it probably still is

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-12-22

Inspiration

Jelena you are an inspiration to have come so far in your life and deserve the rewards. Enjoyed listening to this book and recommend it

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-07-22

Underrated

Jelena Dokic is one of my childhood idols. I watch her play on TV numerous times as I grew up, however, just like everyone else, I could sense that there was always more to her story, something sinister.
We all know of her father’s ways but never did I realise he was capable of such evil.
Jelena’s life story is tragic, hopeful and captivating. Reading certain parts that I vividly recall in my mind and discovering new details I was completely oblivious to has been a whirlwind of emotions.
To know that life improves for Jelena to a state of stability and happiness got me through this magnificent read.
Speaking as a survivor of abuse, hvala puno Jelena. Xx

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  • Louise Bayley
  • 06-04-22

What a story

I’m a tennis fan and I loved Jelena before I read her book.
I love her tennis commentary and I think she is awesome. I’m so sorry about the abuse she suffered. I think if it happened today it would be a different story well I hope so anyway. I’m so proud of you and I’m proud that you are an Aussie. This book is raw and soul bearing but it’s a story of triumph and success. I highly recommend it.
From Louise

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  • Beverly
  • 05-25-22

Hard Going

I thinknshe has a terrible time but she can't blame others for the abuse she received at her father's hand. I think people would have helped her if she had have reached out to them. It went on for so many years with the abuse and mental anguish that he gave her. She gave in to her father too easily giving him all that money and power. I know it's a different culture but it was just soo wrong on so many levels