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Novak Djokovic right to focus on Federer, Nadal and the Grand Slam record

February 22, 2021 9:55 am

Until Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic came along, no man had won more than Pete Sampras' 14 Grand Slam titles.

Novak Djokovic wins record-extending ninth Australian Open title

February 21, 2021 5:21 pm

Novak Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev 7-5 6-2 6-2 to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open title on Sunday. The win at Rod Laver Arena gave Serbian Djokovic his 18th Grand Slam title.

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic hopes to defend dynasty against Daniil Medvedev

February 20, 2021 10:15 am

A victory over fourth seed Daniil Medvedev would mean an 18th Grand Slam title for Novak Djokovic, pulling him within two of the record 20 shared by "Big Three" rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Injured Novak Djokovic advances to quarters at Australian Open

February 15, 2021 8:57 am

Novak Djokovic planned to spend most of the next two days recovering ahead of his quarterfinal against sixth-seeded Alexander Zverev.

Like playing on 'ice': How faster courts at Australian Open benefit big-servers and power-hitters

February 13, 2021 7:33 pm

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has put in place the Court Pace Index (CPI). To measure it, a ball is released by a machine to a specific spot on the court at 108 kmph, with a 16-degree angle and no spin. The resulting CPI ratings declare what category of speed the court is in.

Novak Djokovic out to resume normal service in Melbourne after erratic 2020

February 04, 2021 2:49 pm

With 17 Grand Slam titles to his name, Novak Djokovic remains three behind the record of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal and will view the Australian Open as a perfect opportunity to close in.

Rafael Nadal sidelined, team Novak Djokovic wins to open ATP Cup defense

February 02, 2021 2:13 pm

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic recovered from blisters that disrupted his preparation and was in his element on Rod Laver Arena as Serbia opened its ATP Cup title defense with a 2-1 win over Canada.

Australian Open: Quarantined Novak Djokovic strikes conversation with SA girl from balcony

January 23, 2021 3:50 pm

Novak Djokovic made a little girl's day when he waved at her and struck up a conversation from his balcony during compulsory quarantine ahead of the Australian Open 2021.

Explained: Why is Djokovic peeved about hard quarantine for Australian Open players?

January 19, 2021 11:14 am

Novak Djokovic has put forth a list of six demands to Tennis Australia on behalf of the 72 players forced into hard quarantine so far. What are the demands, and what has been the reaction?

Sam Groth slams 'selfish' Novak Djokovic after quarantine 'demands'

January 18, 2021 3:08 pm

Sam Groth has accused Novak Djokovic of a "selfish political move" after a report said the world number one had written to Australian Open organisers asking them to ease quarantine restrictions for players.


Australian Open: Novak Djokovic fights back for 8th title, 17th Grand Slam

February 03, 2020 7:34 am

Novak Djokovic endured a fierce challenge to his Melbourne Park reign before overhauling Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 on Sunday to clinch an eighth Australian Open crown and reclaim the world number one ranking.

From MS Dhoni's runout to Barcelona's Anfield misery, iconic sporting images of 2019

December 24, 2019 9:05 am

2019 offered all sporting moments that got etched in our minds — here are few snapshots, ranging from MS Dhoni's runout in the World Cup semi-final to Rafael Nadal bursting into tears after winning the US Open.

Novak Djokovic routs Rafa Nadal for record seventh Australian Open title

January 28, 2019 7:30 am

Novak Djokovic claimed a record seventh Australian Open crown on Sunday as he demolished Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3 in his most dominant Grand Slam win in his long rivalry with the Spaniard.

Novak Djokovic beats Juan Martin del Potro to win third US Open title

September 10, 2018 9:37 am

Novak Djokovic dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 to collect his third U.S. Open title on Sunday.

Wimbledon 2018: Kate Middleton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bjorn Borg attend Novak Djokovic vs Kevin Anderson final

July 16, 2018 6:37 am

Kevin Anderson is looking to become the first player to win Wimbledon on his debut in the title clash since Novak Djokovic claimed his first Wimbledon crown in 2011.

Wimbledon 2017: Winners of Men's title in ten previous editions

June 28, 2017 8:37 pm

Wimbledon 2017 is all set to commence from July 3. Where Andy Murray is the defending champion, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal are strong contenders. Federer and Djokovic have won thrice in the last 10 editions.

Top Frames: Novak Djokovic wins Australian Open 2016, global Zika virus outbreak

February 06, 2016 3:07 pm

Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the men's singles trophy after winning his final match against Britain's Andy Murray at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park.

Australian Open: In a repeat, Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray for sixth title

January 31, 2016 7:38 pm

Novak Djokovic maintained a perfect record in Australian Open finals as he won the title for sixth time on Sunday.

Stan Wawrinka vs Novak Djokovic, French Open 2015 final: Stan's The Man

June 07, 2015 11:06 pm

Stan Wawrinka defied the odds to win the French Open with a courageous 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 victory.

Australian Open: Defending champ crashes out

January 21, 2014 9:03 pm

Defending champion Novak Djokovic's 2014 Australian Open campaign came to an early end on Tuesday.