Jelena Dokic: Former world number four says ‘my father put me through hell’

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Jelena Dokic came to prominence aged 16 when she beat then world number one Martina Hingis at Wimbledon in 1999

Jelena Dokic’s successes during her 16-year tennis career came at a heavy personal price, she says.

The Yugoslavia-born Australian was once ranked fourth in the world, and reached the semi-finals of Wimbledon in 2000, but she claims she suffered years of mental and physical abuse from her father Damir, who coached her from an early age.

Dokic has alleged