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Tennis star Jelena Dokic showcases her ‘amazingly chic’ new look – after she was attacked by trolls over her appearance at the Australian Open

  • Jelena Dokic impressed fans with a new chic look
  • She wore a sleek midi dress and blazer by Witchery
  • It comes after she was attacked by online trolls for her appearance 

Tennis legend Jelena Dokic has wowed fans with her sophisticated new look – after she was subjected to cruel comments from online trolls during last month’s Australian Open

The 39-year-old stunned her followers after sharing a series of Instagram posts of her all glammed up to attend the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event in Melbourne on Thursday.

Her ultra-chic look comes just weeks after she was ‘body shamed’ and ‘fat shamed’ while commentating on Channel 9’s coverage of the grand slam tournament. 

The 39-year-old stunned her followers after sharing photos to Instagram of her all glammed up to attend the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event in Melbourne on Thursday

 The 39-year-old stunned her followers after sharing photos to Instagram of her all glammed up to attend the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event in Melbourne on Thursday

Jelena looked radiant wearing a green midi dress and black jacket both from Australian fashion label Witchery.

She paired Witchery’s $299.99 black Crepe knit blazer that has a sleek fitted silhouette and a removable tie belt with the $199.95 Knit Rib Mock Neck Dress in petrol green and some understated-yet-style low black heels. 

‘How amazing is this dress and jacket from @witcheryfashion? Beautiful material, so comfortable and perfect for winter’ Jelena captioned a post to Instagram.

Jelena said she loved her ‘amazing’ hair and makeup by Melbourne makeup artist Alex Munroe who glammed the former athlete up just an hour after getting off a plane from Bali. 

Jelena looked radiant wearing a green midi dress and black blazer (both pictured) from Australian fashion label Witchery

She paired Witchery's $299.99 black Crepe knit blazer with the $199.95 Knit Rib Mock Neck Dress in petrol green (pictured)

She paired Witchery’s $299.99 black Crepe knit blazer (left) with a sleek fitted silhouette and a removable tie belt with the $199.95 Knit Rib Mock Neck Dress (right) in petrol green

Many of Jelena’s fans applauded her ‘stunning’ and ‘beautiful’ look. 

‘I think Teal is your colour,’ one woman said.

‘You are beautiful inside and out Jelena!!!’ another follower gushed. 

‘Everything on point, you look fantastic,’ wrote a third and a fourth added: ‘Wow, you look fabulous, a real Slavic beauty’. 

The outpouring of support for Jelena comes after the sporting great was attacked online for her appearance leaving her in tears.

In a series of Instagram posts, she shared screenshots of the horrific abuse she copped including a comment from someone suggesting she should ‘try kill herself like she does every year’ that sent her to a ‘new low’.

‘Just when you think online abuse and trolling can’t get any worse. Almost 1million people commit suicide in the world every year,’ Jelena captioned one grab. 

‘That’s scary and so sad and then people like this disgusting person and a few others out there make fun of it!? How disgusting. They should ashamed of themselves.’

Jelena has been open about her struggles with her mental health and admitted she has had suicidal thoughts in the past. 

In another post, Jelena shared some of the mean comments she had received about her weight saying they were coming from people all over the world especially her home country Serbia. 

One troll called Jelena ‘whale-like’ while another jabbed she needs to ‘cut back on the snacks’.

Jelena shared some of the mean comments she had received about her appearance. One troll called Jelena 'whale-like' while another jabbed she needs to 'cut back on the snacks'

Jelena shared some of the mean comments she had received about her appearance. One troll called Jelena ‘whale-like’ while another jabbed she needs to ‘cut back on the snacks’

Jelena hit back at the ‘evil’ trolls saying, while distressing, the mean comments motivate and inspire her to continue standing up for herself and fighting back.

‘The most common comment being ‘what happened to her, she is so big’? I will tell you what happened, I am finding a way and surviving and fighting,’ she wrote.

‘It really doesn’t matter what I am doing and what happened because size ‘shouldn’t matter. Kindness and being a good person matters which those of you that abuse me and others are clearly not.’ 

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Despite the vitriol, many jumped to her defence and offered Jelena kind words of support. 

‘For all those out there supporting me and there are so many of you, THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART,’ Jelena said. 

‘And to all of those out there that are genuinely good people, THANK YOU.’



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