Jul 30, 2021 09:04 PM IST
The world number one had arrived in Tokyo gunning for the Golden Slam -- winning all four majors and Olympic gold in the same year -- after triumphing at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 2021.
- Jul 30, 2021 04:39 PM IST
The world number one collapsed from a set and a break ahead as German fourth seed Zverev won 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 to set up a Sunday final against Russian Karen Khachanov.
- Jul 29, 2021 07:24 PM IST
The win will ensure a tennis medal for Switzerland for the fourth Olympic Games in a row, while Bencic will have a chance to be the first player to win a singles gold for the country since Marc Rosset won the men's Olympic final in 1992.
- Jul 13, 2021 07:52 AM IST
Somdev Devvarman, possibly the only Indian to have played Novak Djokovic in men’s singles, talks about the challenge of the invincible Serbian.
- Jul 11, 2021 10:10 PM IST
With this, 34-year-old Serbian player Novak Djokovic has won a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title.
- Jul 10, 2021 02:15 PM IST
With giant sporting event taking place all across the globe, this Sunday has turned out to be Super Sunday for sports enthusiasts.
- Jul 08, 2021 09:00 AM IST
Should he win a sixth title, Novak Djokovic will go level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 major titles.
- Jun 22, 2021 01:42 PM IST
Amul and PETA have been at loggerheads ever since Amul rolled out a series of ads that “busted myths about plant-based beverages”.
- 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 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.