Stories tagged: Novak Djokovic
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Pointing to his temple after winning the biggest of points, Stan Wawrinka wore Novak Djokovic down and beat the defending champion 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for his …
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
Novak Djokovic wins his first-round match but there are signs of trouble.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Serena Williams is “starting to feel a little better.” Novak Djokovic is “getting there.”
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Sun., July 31, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Novak Djokovic paused after accepting the Rogers Cup trophy for the fourth time, scanned the stands Sunday at York University’s Aviva Centre and asked everyone in the crowd to hug …
Sat., July 30, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Tyron Woodley took the welterweight champion Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, stopping him with 2:12 left in the first round at UFC 201 at Philips Arena in Atlanta.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic head the direct entry lists for this year’s U.S. Open.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Rafael Nadal is on the final entry list for the Rio Olympics.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
American Sam Querrey held on over two days and four rain interruptions to hand top seed Novak Djokovic his earliest loss at a Grand Slam since 2009 with a 7-6 …
Sun., June 5, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
A French Open champion at long last, and the first man in nearly a half-century to win four consecutive major championships, Novak Djokovic grabbed a racket and etched a heart …
Fri., June 3, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
Serena Williams moved one victory from Slam title No. 22 – including her second in a row at the French Open – by getting past a poor start and beating …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 8:53 p.m.
Novak Djokovic will be celebrating his 29th birthday when the French Open starts on Sunday. If nothing else, it underlines just how frustrating it has become for the top-ranked Serb …
Sun., May 15, 2016, 5:36 p.m.
Andy Murray celebrated his 29th birthday by beating Novak Djokovic on clay for the first time to win the Italian Open title Sunday in a match that Djokovic argued should …
Sun., May 8, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the Madrid Open final on Sunday to win a record 29th career Masters title.
Sun., April 3, 2016, 7:08 p.m.
When a flyover by a flock of pelicans briefly interrupted Novak Djokovic’s final service game Sunday, he waved both arms and grinned as if he had just won a championship.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 7:11 p.m.
Novak Djokovic met with former women’s tennis greats Billie Jean King and Chris Evert on Wednesday to hear their thoughts about equal prize money, and backpedaled on his comments Sunday …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 6:22 p.m.
Novak Djokovic earned his 700th career match win at the expense of Tunisian wild card Malek Jaziri 6-1, 6-2 at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday.
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
In five previous Australian Open wins, Novak Djokovic had never felt so much love.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 8:17 p.m.
Serena Williams is one match away from tying Graf’s Open era record of 22 Grand Slam titles.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
The “Happy Slam” got off to a somber start when allegations of match-fixing in tennis overshadowed the opening day of play at the Australian Open.
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015, 6:23 p.m.
Novak Djokovic defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-2, 6-4 to capture the ninth title of his impressive season in Shanghai on Sunday, a week after he triumphed at the China …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015, 9:56 p.m.
Novak Djokovic broke Andy Murray five times en route to a 6-1, 6-3 win in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 11, 2015, 5:32 p.m.
Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-2 Sunday to win his sixth China Open title and improve his record at the tournament to a sterling 29-0. Djokovic had seven aces …
Tue., Sept. 15, 2015
Soccer: Sounders central defender Roman Torres will miss the rest of the MLS season after suffering a knee injury last weekend against San Jose. Seattle confirmed Torres is out for …
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015
The blockbuster U.S. Open final between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Roger Federer today (1 p.m., ESPN) is tantalizing for so many reasons. They have built a long …
Mon., Sept. 7, 2015
NEW YORK – No need for any extra practice for Serena Williams after this performance. Plus, it’s not as if she needs to study too hard to figure out how …
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
NEW YORK – Can’t count out Serena Williams, no matter how big the deficit, no matter how off-target her strokes, no matter how much the pressure might be mounting as …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
Tennis: Serena Williams pumped her fist after each important point and screamed as she smacked another emphatic shot. The defending Cincinnati champion wasn’t going to ease into the tournament. Williams …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advanced to the Rogers Cup men’s final, beating France’s Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday in Montreal. Djokovic will face second-seeded Andy Murray, a 6-3, 6-0 winner …
Mon., July 13, 2015
LONDON – A game away from a third Wimbledon championship and ninth Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic sized up a 108 mph serve from none other than Roger Federer and …