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Former tennis star Jelena Dokic tells of abusive father

In a new autobiography, former Australian tennis star Jelena Dokic has detailed the abuse she suffered at the hands of her father Damir. In the book, Unbreakable, Dokic alleges her father once beat her so badly she lost consciousness, while subjecting her to a torrent of verbal abuse throughout her childhood. Dokic alleges her father whipped her with a leather belt because of a "mediocretraining session a loss, a bad mood", and also spat in her face, pulled her hair and ears, while kicking her in the shins with pointed dress shoes.
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