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  • How Djokovic forces his opponents to surrender, even without any 'big weapons' Jun 15, 2021 08:24 AM IST

    How Djokovic forces his opponents to surrender, even without any 'big weapons'

    It is humanly impossible to maintain the same level of play throughout a match. But while the match graph of most players resembles the Mumbai skyline—high skyscrapers interspersed with shanties. Djokovic’s graph often mirrors New York—skyscrapers competing with other high-rises.

  • A decade of Novak Djokovic, a decade of gluten-free diet, and a bizarre test Jun 14, 2021 06:51 PM IST

    A decade of Novak Djokovic, a decade of gluten-free diet, and a bizarre test

    In 2010, Dr Igor Cetojevic performed a simple but unscientific test on Novak Djokovic. He asked him to hold a slice of bread against his stomach and raise his other arm. The arm felt weak. Djokovic went gluten free and introduced several mindfulness routines to his methods. A decade on, he is still winning.

  • French Open 2021 Final: Novak Djokovic defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas to clinch 19th Grand Slam title Jun 13, 2021 11:01 PM IST

    French Open 2021 Final: Novak Djokovic defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas to clinch 19th Grand Slam title

    Novak Djokovic’s second trophy at Roland Garros moves him one major championship away from tying the men’s record of 20 shared by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

  • French Open 2021 Men's Finals |  How much prize money is at stake in Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas clash? Jun 13, 2021 07:54 PM IST

    French Open 2021 Men's Finals | How much prize money is at stake in Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas clash?

    The overall prize purse for this year's tennis tournament stands at $41.45 million. The winner would be awarded with an amount of $1.7 million, followed by $907,000 for the first runner-up.

  • French Open 2021 | Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic, the closest tennis comes to boxing Jun 11, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    French Open 2021 | Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic, the closest tennis comes to boxing

    Djokovic leads the rivalry 29-28, but Nadal is 7-1 against him in Paris, and has the edge once again.

  • Novak Djokovic wins 18th Grand Slam, two away from Roger Federer and Rafale Nadal's record Feb 21, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    Novak Djokovic wins 18th Grand Slam, two away from Roger Federer and Rafale Nadal's record

    Peerless world number one Novak Djokovic demolished Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win his ninth Australian Open title and extend his record-breaking reign at Melbourne Park on February 21. Djokovic overpowered the fourth seed 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in front of 7,400 fans on Rod Laver Arena to end the Russian's unbeaten run at 20 matches. In winning a third straight Australian Open for the second time, the Serb claimed his 18th Grand Slam title to move within two of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have 20 each, while denying Medvedev his first.

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic beats Russia's Daniil Medvedev for 9th Australian Open, 18th Slam Feb 21, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic beats Russia's Daniil Medvedev for 9th Australian Open, 18th Slam

    Novak Djokovic has won six of the last 10 major tournaments and is assured of remaining at No. 1 in the rankings at least through March 8. That will give him 311 weeks in the top spot, breaking a mark held by Roger Federer.

  • French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic for record 13th title win Oct 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST

    French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic for record 13th title win

    Rafael Nadal has been dominant on clay courts, and has only lost twice in the French Open. He is undefeated in the finals. World number one Novak Djokovic has failed to beat Nadal in the French Open final in all their three meetings.

  • French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to clinch title, equals Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slams Oct 11, 2020 09:38 PM IST

    French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to clinch title, equals Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slams

    This was the third time Nadal beat Djokovic at Roland Garros in Paris to secure the title. Nadal, 34, claimed his 100th match win at Roland Garros against just two defeats since his 2005 debut.

  • Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal: Here's how this year's French Open final can create history Oct 11, 2020 08:30 PM IST

    Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal: Here's how this year's French Open final can create history

    Rafael Nadal holds 19 Grand Slam victories against Novak Djokovic's 17. Both are chasing Roger Federer's men singles record of 20 Grand Slam victories, and Nadal can tie the record if he prevails.

  • Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open 2020: See pictures of how it all went down Sep 07, 2020 03:47 PM IST

    Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open 2020: See pictures of how it all went down

    US Open 2020: Hours later after leaving the tournament grounds, Novak Djokovic posted an apology on social media for inadvertently hitting a line judge with a ball after hitting it in reaction to losing a point against Carreno Busta.

  • Twitter stands divided over Novak Djokovic’s disqualification from US Open Sep 07, 2020 03:39 PM IST

    Twitter stands divided over Novak Djokovic’s disqualification from US Open

    This incident has become Twitter's new hotly debated topic with reactions ranging from calling Novak's disqualification unfair to those saying the rules are rules.

  • Djokovic has a Federer moment at the US Open Sep 07, 2020 02:04 PM IST

    Djokovic has a Federer moment at the US Open

    The world No. 1 blew a title that was his for the taking, just like Federer did at Wimbledon 2019

  • US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic disqualified in fourth round after striking line judge with ball 'in frustration' Sep 07, 2020 07:51 AM IST

    US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic disqualified in fourth round after striking line judge with ball 'in frustration'

    Djokovic was becoming frustrated after squandering three set points when Carreno Busta served at 4-5, 0-40, then suffering a fall. Having dropped serve to trail 5-6, he swatted a ball reasonably hard to the back of the court, inadvertently striking a female line judge in the area of her throat.

  • Goran Ivanisevic, the coach of Novak Djokovic, tests positive for coronavirus Jun 26, 2020 06:50 PM IST

    Goran Ivanisevic, the coach of Novak Djokovic, tests positive for coronavirus

    The Croatian great, who won his only Grand Slam title at the All England Club in 2001, wrote on Instagram that he tested positive after two negative tests in the last 10 days.

  • Viktor Troicki becomes third player to test positive for COVID-19 after Djokovic's event Jun 23, 2020 03:34 PM IST

    Viktor Troicki becomes third player to test positive for COVID-19 after Djokovic's event

    The top-ranked Djokovic was the face behind the Adria Tour, a series of exhibition events that started in the Serbian capital and then moved to Zadar, Croatia, last weekend.

  • Novak Djokovic appears to break confinement rules in Spain May 05, 2020 07:27 AM IST

    Novak Djokovic appears to break confinement rules in Spain

    Djokovic posted a video on Instagram showing him exchanging shots with another man at a tennis club in the coastal city of Marbella, where the Serb has reportedly stayed.

  • Novak Djokovic says he may reconsider his anti-vaccination stand Apr 21, 2020 04:04 PM IST

    Novak Djokovic says he may reconsider his anti-vaccination stand

    A vaccine hasn't been made yet, but some such as Amelie Mauresmo have said the world tennis tours shouldn't restart until there is one.

  • Novak Djokovic opposes compulsory coronavirus vaccination Apr 20, 2020 08:17 AM IST

    Novak Djokovic opposes compulsory coronavirus vaccination

    “Personally I am opposed to vaccination and I wouldn’t want to be forced by someone to take a vaccine in order to be able to travel,” Djokovic said in a live facebook chat with several fellow Serbian athletes.

  • Laureus World Sportsman of the Year: 8 impressive achievements of Novak Djokovic Feb 19, 2019 06:06 PM IST

    Laureus World Sportsman of the Year: 8 impressive achievements of Novak Djokovic

    One of the greatest Tennis star of modern ear has added another feather in his incredibly decorated hat

  • Djokovic wins French Open, completes non-calendar Grand Slam Jun 06, 2016 07:36 AM IST

    Djokovic wins French Open, completes non-calendar Grand Slam

    The world number one downed old rival Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to claim a 12th career Major and join Don Budge in 1938 and Rod Laver, in 1962 and 1969, as the only players to simultaneously possess the French Open, Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon trophies.

  • Djokovic domination total as he wins sixth Melbourne title Feb 01, 2016 07:53 AM IST

    Djokovic domination total as he wins sixth Melbourne title

    Novak Djokovic vanquished Andy Murray for the fourth time in an Australian Open final on Sunday to win a record-equalling sixth title and serve notice to his rivals that he could surpass even his stellar 2015 this year.

  • Match fixing in tennis? Djokovic, Federer,Sharapova,Serena react Jan 19, 2016 01:12 PM IST

    Match fixing in tennis? Djokovic, Federer,Sharapova,Serena react

    No players were identified in the reports, which alleged 16 players had been flagged repeatedly with tennis authorities but not sanctioned on suspicion of match-fixing. Half of those are entered in the Australian Open, the reports added.

  • Djokovic ends year on high with Finals win over Federer Nov 23, 2015 11:17 AM IST

    Djokovic ends year on high with Finals win over Federer

    The Serbian underlined his complete dominance of men's tennis with another immaculate display to become the first player in the year-ending tournament's 46-year history to triumph four times in a row.

  • Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win second US Open title Sep 14, 2015 09:22 AM IST

    Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win second US Open title

    The victory gave Djokovic three of the year's four grand slam titles with a loss to Stan Wawrinka in the French Open final his only blemish.

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