Stories tagged: Novak Djokovic
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Novak Djokovic won’t be setting the Australian Open record for most men’s titles this year, losing to wild-card entry Denis Istomin in the second round. It was the earliest loss …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived five match points to beat Fernando Verdasco and set up a final against top-ranked Andy Murray, who had far less trouble winning his semifinal as …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic and top-seeded Andy Murray posted straight-set wins on Wednesday to reach the Qatar Open quarterfinals, but only Djokovic was asked to pose for a selfie by …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 8 p.m.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic had a slow start to his first match of 2017 before prevailing 7-6 (1), 6-3 over Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round of the Qatar Open …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic set up a Sunday shootout for both the ATP finals title and the year-end No. 1 ranking. The world’s top two players had contrasting wins …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Dominic Thiem 6-7 (10), 6-0, 6-2 Sunday in his opening match at the season-ending ATP finals in London.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Five months after his first French Open title and completing a career Grand Slam in Paris, Novak Djokovic’s reign over men’s tennis could be about to end in the City …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
WNBA: Maya Moore had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx even the WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 79-60 victory over the Los Angeles …
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.