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Heartbroken tennis legend Jelena Dokic declares splits from companion of 18 years Tin Bikic

Jelena Dokic has introduced her break up from her companion of 18 and a half years, Tin Bikic.

The tennis champion, 38, shared the information that she and her Brazilian-born boyfriend had parted in a heartbreaking Instagram submit on Saturday. 

Alongside a photograph of the pair collectively, with a rip graphic down the center, she wrote: ‘After nearly 19 years collectively, Tin and I’ve determined to go our separate methods. Sometimes this stuff occur, folks develop aside and it is for one of the best.’ 

Over: Jelena Dokic has introduced her break up from her companion of 18 and a half years, Tin Bikic. The tennis champion, 38, shared the information that she and her Brazilian boyfriend had parted in a heartbreaking Instagram submit on Saturday. Both pictured 

Jelena went on: ‘I’m asking you please to chorus yourselves from making unhealthy feedback about us and our 18 and a half years collectively and I particularly ask those that need to make nasty feedback primarily based on nationality and faith to please not try this. This has nothing to do with that and it by no means did.’ 

The athlete went on to confess that she was struggling emotionally and mentally with the break up.  

‘I’d be mendacity if I mentioned I used to be doing effectively however I’ll give it my absolute all to heal and get well and course of this ache and trauma,’ she wrote. 

Alongside a photo of the pair together, with a rip graphic down the middle, she wrote: 'After almost 19 years together, Tin and I have decided to go our separate ways. Sometimes these things happen, people grow apart and it's for the best'

Alongside a photograph of the pair collectively, with a rip graphic down the center, she wrote: ‘After nearly 19 years collectively, Tin and I’ve determined to go our separate methods. Sometimes this stuff occur, folks develop aside and it is for one of the best’

‘I gave this relationship my all, my coronary heart and soul and I fought so exhausting until the tip however in the end it wasn’t sufficient this time however I’m hopeful that there’s nonetheless happiness and love someplace on the market ready for me.

‘This is difficult, I’m in ache, I’m damage, I’m misplaced and proper now it is all about simply with the ability to get off the bed within the morning and placing one foot in entrance of the opposite.’  

She added: ‘I’m a fighter and I’ll struggle until the tip. My power and the need to go on and stay will probably be examined once more however I’ve accomplished it earlier than so I hope I can do it once more. 

'This is hard, I am in pain, I am hurt, I am lost and right now it's all about just being able to get out of bed in the morning and putting one foot in front of the other' she wrote. Pictured together in 2011

‘This is difficult, I’m in ache, I’m damage, I’m misplaced and proper now it is all about simply with the ability to get off the bed within the morning and placing one foot in entrance of the opposite’ she wrote. Pictured collectively in 2011

‘I want Tin all one of the best and I hope he finds what he’s searching for.’ 

Jelena then thanked her followers, associates and family members for his or her assist and says she hopes to ‘be again hopefully stronger than ever and in a significantly better place’. 

Just least yr, when chatting with Good Health & Wellbeing, the previous tennis star mentioned that marriage and youngsters have been in her and Tin’s future.   

‘Marriage is on the listing,’ she revealed. ‘And whereas we’re not planning on having youngsters proper now, it is one of many issues that is essential.’ 

Plans: Just least year the former tennis star said that marriage and children were in her and Tin's future. 'Marriage is on the list,' she revealed. 'And while we're not planning on having kids right now, it's one of the things that is very important'. Pictured in 2013

Plans: Just least yr the previous tennis star mentioned that marriage and youngsters have been in her and Tin’s future. ‘Marriage is on the listing,’ she revealed. ‘And whereas we’re not planning on having youngsters proper now, it is one of many issues that is essential’. Pictured in 2013

‘I need to elevate my kids very in another way from how I used to be raised.’ 

She additionally credited Tin as ‘bringing her again from the brink’ with reference to her psychological well being. 

‘He’s gone by way of a lot with me. We’re a bit uncommon in that we received collectively once we have been 20, and 17 years on we’re nonetheless collectively,’ she mentioned on the time. 

Credit: She also credited Tin as 'bringing her back from the brink' in regards to her mental health. 'He's gone through so much with me. We're a bit unusual in that we got together when we were 20, and we're still together,' she said at the time

Credit: She additionally credited Tin as ‘bringing her again from the brink’ with reference to her psychological well being. ‘He’s gone by way of a lot with me. We’re a bit uncommon in that we received collectively once we have been 20, and on we’re nonetheless collectively,’ Jelena mentioned on the time

‘He’s actually supportive and simply needs me to be wholesome, for me, for us, and for our future. Throughout he has by no means been judgmental or important.’

News of the break up comes two weeks after Jelena revealed she was taking break day social media as she struggles by way of a ‘robust interval’ in her life. 

The champion shared a submit to Instagram after she was absent from the platform for over a month.

‘I’m positive you will have all observed that I’ve been absent from social media for some time now,’ she started her rationalization to followers. 

Away: News of the split comes two weeks after Jelena revealed she was taking time off social media as she struggles through a 'tough period' in her life

Away: News of the break up comes two weeks after Jelena revealed she was taking break day social media as she struggles by way of a ‘robust interval’ in her life

‘Thank you for all of your messages of concern and look after me. I actually respect it. I’m going by way of a really robust interval in my life proper now and an enormous change and I simply want a while to get well, heal and course of the ache and trauma that I’m going by way of,’ Dokic continued. 

‘I do know plenty of you will have written to me and I have not replied however simply know that I do see your messages and I respect them very a lot however I’m not in area proper now to answer and talk with you all like I often do and I’m so sorry for that. 

‘The similar goes for posting so I will probably be staying off Instagram for a short while longer. I do know so lots of you stay up for my posts and discover a lot inspiration in them and I’m so sorry I am unable to present that for you proper now. 

'Thank you for all your messages of concern and care for me. I really appreciate it. I am going through a very tough period in my life right now and a huge change and I just need some time to recover,' Dokic wrote at that time

‘Thank you for all of your messages of concern and look after me. I actually respect it. I’m going by way of a really robust interval in my life proper now and an enormous change and I simply want a while to get well,’ Dokic wrote at the moment 

‘And to those who have advised me that in particular person and stopped me on the road to inform me how a lot I and my posts encourage you. Thank you. Please know that I really like you all and I’m very grateful for all of your assist and love.’ 

She concluded: ‘To my associates and the folks near me that know what I’m going by way of. Thank you for all of your love and care. Don’t know what I’d do with out you and you recognize who you’re. 

‘I will probably be again and I will probably be again stronger than ever even when it would not really feel like that proper now however I will probably be again. I at all times am and I do know the solar will shine once more. Thank you in your understanding’.  

'I will be back and I will be back stronger than ever even if it doesn't feel like that right now but I will be back. I always am and I know the sun will shine again. Thank you for your understanding,' she added

‘I will probably be again and I will probably be again stronger than ever even when it would not really feel like that proper now however I will probably be again. I at all times am and I do know the solar will shine once more. Thank you in your understanding,’ she added

In October, the athlete mirrored on her previous struggles with melancholy, nervousness and post-traumatic stress dysfunction in an Instagram submit for World Mental Health Day.

At the time, she shared a photograph of herself throughout a difficult time the place she nearly ‘ended’ her life.

Revealing that she’s now ‘in such a distinct area’, Dokic urged her followers to ‘test in’ on each other as you by no means know what ‘battle they’re preventing’.

Struggle: In October, the athlete reflected on her past struggles with depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder in an Instagram post for World Mental Health Day

Struggle: In October, the athlete mirrored on her previous struggles with melancholy, nervousness and post-traumatic stress dysfunction in an Instagram submit for World Mental Health Day

‘WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY!! This picture brings up plenty of unhappiness and ache and was taken throughout a interval of my life the place I used to be experiencing melancholy, nervousness and PTSD. Only a couple of years later I nearly ended my life,’ Jelena started.

‘Today I’m in such a distinct area. Having gone by way of many private challenges and are available out the opposite aspect, I understand how vital it’s to test in on folks round you.’ 

Jelena mentioned she realises ‘not everyone seems to be lucky sufficient’ to outlive darkish instances, and inspired her followers to ‘elevate consciousness globally of psychological well being points’. 

Hard: Jelena said she realises 'not everyone is fortunate enough' to survive dark times, and encouraged her followers to 'raise awareness globally of mental health issues'

Hard: Jelena mentioned she realises ‘not everyone seems to be lucky sufficient’ to outlive darkish instances, and inspired her followers to ‘elevate consciousness globally of psychological well being points’

Heartfelt post: Jelena detailed the immense pain she endured while struggling with depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder

Heartfelt submit: Jelena detailed the immense ache she endured whereas fighting melancholy, nervousness and post-traumatic stress dysfunction 

‘It may not appear to be an enormous deal however for anybody dealing with psychological well being struggles, simply figuring out that somebody cares for you actually does make a world of distinction,’ she mentioned.

‘I understand how vital it’s to test in with household, associates or anybody struggling. I struggled immensely and need extra folks would have checked in on me.

‘So please present assist and be variety since you by no means know what somebody goes by way of and what battle they’re preventing.’

Jelena went on to recommend many easy methods folks can attain out to others. 

Important: 'It might not seem like a big deal but for anyone facing mental health struggles, just knowing that someone cares for you really does make a world of difference,' she said

Important: ‘It may not appear to be an enormous deal however for anybody dealing with psychological well being struggles, simply figuring out that somebody cares for you actually does make a world of distinction,’ she mentioned

‘Sometimes folks underestimate the facility of sending a textual content or making a telephone name. It would not take plenty of effort and time and it may not appear to be an enormous deal however it actually can and does have an unlimited impression. I do know it at all times has and does for me.’

Jelena concluded her submit by sending everybody ‘a lot love’ and reminding them that they aren’t alone. 

This is just not the primary time Jelena has spoken about her previous struggles with psychological well being. 

In 2017, Jelena mentioned she almost killed herself after allegedly struggling blows of bodily and emotional abuse by the hands of her father.

Reaching out: Jelena went on to suggest simple ways people can reach out to others, saying, 'Sometimes people underestimate the power of sending a text or making a phone call'

Reaching out: Jelena went on to recommend easy methods folks can attain out to others, saying, ‘Sometimes folks underestimate the facility of sending a textual content or making a telephone name’ 

The tennis star mentioned the trauma she confronted behind closed doorways and the antics Damir Dokic displayed on the sidelines ‘form of ruined her profession’. 

Despite conceding she ‘wasn’t in a position to attain her full potential’ within the sport, Jelena mentioned life was harder being a young person in Australia. 

‘What I’m from poverty to racism to bullying… however after I left residence coping with melancholy and nearly committing suicide,’ she advised Seven News on the time.

Her autobiography Unbreakable, which was launched on the time, sparked fellow athletes to talk out in opposition to Tennis Australia – who they are saying will need to have identified in regards to the alleged abuse.

Traumatic: Jelena previously spoke about her past struggles with mental health. In 2017, Jelena said she nearly killed herself after allegedly suffering blows of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of her father Damir Dokic. Jelena is pictured with parents Damir and Liliana

Traumatic: Jelena beforehand spoke about her previous struggles with psychological well being. In 2017, Jelena mentioned she almost killed herself after allegedly struggling blows of bodily and emotional abuse by the hands of her father Damir Dokic. Jelena is pictured with dad and mom Damir and Liliana

Tennis Australia launched a press release which spoke to the actual fact considerations have been made about Jelena’s welfare throughout her tennis reign, however a ‘lack of cooperation’ meant the investigation by no means noticed the sunshine of day.

‘All of us at Tennis Australia applaud Jelena’s braveness in telling her story and can proceed to assist her in any approach we are able to,’ News.com.au reported on the time. 

‘There have been many in tennis on the time who have been involved for Jelena’s welfare, and plenty of who tried to help with what was a tough household state of affairs.

‘Some officers even went so far as lodging police complaints, which with out cooperation from these immediately concerned, sadly couldn’t be totally investigated.

Tough times: In her autobiography Unbreakable, Jelena claimed that her father Damir regularly beat and whipped her from the age of six

Tough instances: In her autobiography Unbreakable, Jelena claimed that her father Damir often beat and whipped her from the age of six

‘Over the previous ten years tennis has been always bettering and updating insurance policies to extend safety for youngsters.

‘Tennis Australia is working intently with the Australian Childhood Foundation to strengthen the safeguarding of kids throughout the game.’ 

Unbreakable particulars the virtually each day torment by ‘tennis’ worst dad’ Damir Dokic – violence which allegedly began at age six and ‘spiralled uncontrolled’.

During the course of her profession, which noticed the Croatian-born athlete attain world quantity 4, Jelena alleges she was whipped with a leather-based belt if they’d a nasty coaching session and had her shins kicked with heavy costume footwear, typically leaving her bruised and bloodied. 

Star: The teenage star's career peaked when she made the Wimbledon quarter finals in 1999 and semi finals in 2000, followed by the 2002 French Open quarter finals. Pictured in 2005

Star: The teenage star’s profession peaked when she made the Wimbledon quarter finals in 1999 and semi finals in 2000, adopted by the 2002 French Open quarter finals. Pictured in 2005

She was additionally known as a ‘sl*t’ and a ‘wh**e’ as a younger teenager, the Daily Telegraph beforehand reported. 

Despite the near-constant assaults, Jelena mentioned the worst beating she ever had was after dropping early on on the du Maurier Open in Canada in 2000.

‘It was a very nasty reminiscence that can stick with me ceaselessly… I ended up fainting,’ she mentioned. ‘He beat me actually badly.’     

Damir was thought of considered one of tennis’ worst dads for his frequent arguments with match officers that received him kicked out of three of the 4 grand slam tournaments.

He was ejected from Wimbledon in 2000 for smashing a journalist’s telephone, the U.S. Open for abusing workers in regards to the worth of lunch, and the 2001 Australian Open for claiming the draw was rigged in opposition to his daughter. 

Backlash: During Jelena's career, her father Damir (left) often drew negative attention

Backlash: During Jelena’s profession, her father Damir (left) typically drew adverse consideration

In 2009 he was jailed for 15 months for threatening the Australian ambassador in Serbia with a hand grenade.

The teenage star’s profession peaked when she made the Wimbledon quarter finals in 1999 and semi finals in 2000, adopted by the 2002 French Open quarter finals.

After years out of the highest rankings she made a comeback in 2009 to make the quarter finals of the 2009 Australian Open. 

Jelena retired in 2014 earlier than battling a thyroid situation that noticed her balloon to 120 kilos. She later went on to lose 30 kilos. 

For confidential assist name the Lifeline 24-hour disaster assist on 13 11 14.

Anyone throughout Australia experiencing a private disaster or interested by suicide can contact Lifeline. 

Retired: Jelena retired in 2014 before battling a thyroid condition. Pictured in 2020

Retired: Jelena retired in 2014 earlier than battling a thyroid situation. Pictured in 2020

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