Jun 15, 2021 08:24 AM IST
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.
- Jun 14, 2021 06:51 PM IST
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.
- Jun 13, 2021 11:01 PM IST
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.
- Jun 13, 2021 07:54 PM IST
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.
- Jun 11, 2021 05:02 PM IST
Djokovic leads the rivalry 29-28, but Nadal is 7-1 against him in Paris, and has the edge once again.
- Feb 21, 2021 06:55 PM IST
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.
- Feb 21, 2021 04:26 PM IST
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.
- Oct 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST
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.
- Oct 11, 2020 09:38 PM IST
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.
- Oct 11, 2020 08:30 PM IST
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.
- Sep 07, 2020 03:47 PM IST
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.
- Sep 07, 2020 03:39 PM IST
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.
- Sep 07, 2020 02:04 PM IST
The world No. 1 blew a title that was his for the taking, just like Federer did at Wimbledon 2019
- Sep 07, 2020 07:51 AM IST
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.
- Jun 26, 2020 06:50 PM IST
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.
- Jun 23, 2020 03:34 PM IST
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.
- May 05, 2020 07:27 AM IST
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.
- Apr 21, 2020 04:04 PM IST
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.
- Apr 20, 2020 08:17 AM IST
“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.
- Feb 19, 2019 06:06 PM IST
One of the greatest Tennis star of modern ear has added another feather in his incredibly decorated hat
- Jun 06, 2016 07:36 AM IST
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.
- Feb 01, 2016 07:53 AM IST
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.
- Jan 19, 2016 01:12 PM IST
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.
- Nov 23, 2015 11:17 AM IST
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.
- Sep 14, 2015 09:22 AM IST
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.