Stories tagged: Novak Djokovic
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Overhaul planned for Davis Cup tennis tournament
The Davis Cup could be transformed into a one-week, one-location, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis in a major overhaul to entice more of the top men’s players. The International Tennis …
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
No quarter a given: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem out; Hyeon Chung, Tennys Sandgren in
Even by Australian Open standards, back-to-back shockers have resulted in a most unexpected quarterfinal. The season-opening Grand Slam has a tendency to be unpredictable, but losing six-time champion Novak Djokovic …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:34 p.m.
Hot and bothered: Temperatures rise, seeds fall in Australia
On a day when shade was a valuable commodity in the searing heat at Melbourne Park, Roger Federer played it cool at the Australian Open. Six-time champion Novak Djokovic, however, …
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 5:28 a.m.
Novak Djokovic returns from injury layoff with dominating win
Novak Djokovic has played his first competitive match in six months, a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Dominic Thiem at the Kooyong Classic. He couldn’t have been happier – or more …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
Novak Djokovic will sit out rest of 2017 because of injured elbow
Novak Djokovic will sit out the rest of this season because of an injured right elbow and plans to return to the ATP tour in January. The 12-time major champion …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance at Wimbledon after opponents retire
Novak Djokovic’s first-round match at Wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes Tuesday. Roger Federer’s, which was next in the All England Club’s main stadium, went 43.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon warmup beating Monfils in final
Novak Djokovic gave his Wimbledon hopes a boost by winning the Eastbourne International final against Gael Monfils in straight sets on Saturday.
Mon., May 29, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Comfortable wins for Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal at French Open
Back on the court where he completed his career Grand Slam, Novak Djokovic showed no sign of the crisis of confidence that has affected his game since winning the French …
Mon., May 29, 2017, 10 p.m.
With Andre Agassi along for a bit, Novak Djokovic opens defense in Paris
If Novak Djokovic was hoping to take a little pressure and attention off himself after some rough results, he might very well have found the perfect way to do that …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Alexander Zverev upends Novak Djokovic to win Italian Open
Alexander Zverev signaled his anticipated arrival among the tennis elite by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 Sunday to win the Italian Open.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Novak Djokovic splits up with his longtime coach Vajda
Novak Djokovic has split with his longtime coach Marian Vajda and two other team members, saying he wants to find “the winning spark on the court again.” Djokovic said on …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 3 a.m.
Novak Djokovic to lead Serbia against Russia in Davis Cup
Novak Djokovic will lead his native Serbia against Russia in the first round of the Davis Cup next month.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Denis Istomin credits coach (and mother) for upset over Novak Djokovic
When Denis Istomin walked off court the after upsetting Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open – without a doubt the biggest win of his career – his mother had just …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Novak Djokovic out in 2nd round, loses to Denis Istomin in Melbourne
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 champ Novak Djokovic to face top-ranked Andy Murray in final
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.
Novak Djokovic wins, then poses for selfie, Andy Murray advances
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.
Novak Djokovic advances at Qatar Open after slow start
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, Novak Djokovic set up Sunday shootout at ATP finals
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 wins opening match at ATP finals, beats Dominic Thiem in 3
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.
Djokovic loses in Paris quarters, Murray has shot at No 1
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.
Lynx tie WNBA Finals at one game apiece
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.
Wawrinka tops Djokovic for 1st US Open title, 3rd Grand Slam
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.
Djokovic’s right arm gives him trouble during US Open win
Novak Djokovic wins his first-round match but there are signs of trouble.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
U.S. Open top seeds Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic coming off injuries
Serena Williams is “starting to feel a little better.” Novak Djokovic is “getting there.”
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Newsmakers: Utah partially reinstates Cory Butler-Byrd
Sun., July 31, 2016, 6:34 p.m.
Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori for 4th Rogers Cup title
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.
Digest: Tyron Woodley shocks Robbie Lawler with first-round KO for welterweight title
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, Novak Djokovic head entry lists for US Open
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 on final entry list for Rio Olympics
Rafael Nadal is on the final entry list for the Rio Olympics.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 7:13 p.m.
Querrey knocks off Djokovic in third-round stunner
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 …