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Category: Novak Djokovic

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Tennis the loser in feud between Novak Djokovic and Chris Kermode | Kevin Mitchell

The ousting of the ATP chairman will leave a vacuum at the top of the sport at a time when strong leadership is requiredThis is the story of a pointless coup. Engineered by Novak Djokovic and facilitated by a small group in the ATP players’ council, it…

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Novak Djokovic achieves ‘absolute perfection’ in routing Rafael Nadal | Kevin Mitchell

The Serb moves into another area of excellence in winning the Australian Open and sets his sights on the ‘ultimate challenge’ of beating Nadal on clay in ParisNovak Djokovic is the best tennis player in the world: now, and for the foreseeable future, p…

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‘Not too bad’: Novak Djokovic jokes with reporters after Australian Open win – video

Novak Djokovic was on cloud nine as he spoke to the media after claiming an unprecedented seventh Australian Open men’s singles crown.The resurgent world No 1 destroyed his rival Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3 in the most one-sided men’s final at Melbourne P…

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‘Physically I couldn’t push him’: Nadal on his Australian Open loss to Djokovic – video

Rafael Nadal has said even his best tennis may have not been enough to beat a rampant Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final.The Spaniard was dominated throughout the 6-3 6-2 6-3 loss at Rod Laver Arena. Although Nadal reached the final in Melbour…

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Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to win his seventh Australian Open title

• Djokovic wins 6-3, 6-2, 6-3• Serb has now won 15 career grand slam titlesNovak Djokovic has won the Australian Open for the seventh time in his career after outclassing Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in the final.The two old rivals were meeting in a gran…

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Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal: Australian Open final – live!

Live updates from the Rod Laver ArenaOsaka seals back-to-back grand slamsEmail Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 8.40am GMT Tok! Tok! Tok! They’re knocking up. There were a few boos from Novak Djokovic when he walked on court. Absurd. 8.38am GMT A huge r…

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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic resume old rivalry for slam supremacy | Kevin Mitchell

They may not admit it but the pair will be eyeing Roger Federer’s record when they collide in the Australian Open finalThey dare not say it, but history will weigh heavily on the shoulders of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s Australian Open …

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Djokovic relishes Australian Open final against ‘greatest rival’ Nadal – video

Novak Djokovic is looking forward to another grand slam final against Rafael Nadal, who he described as ‘my greatest rival’. The world’s top two players will meet in their eighth slam final after Djokovic thrashed Lucas Pouille in his semi-finalNovak D…

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Novak Djokovic routs Lucas Pouille to set up Australian Open final with Nadal

• Djokovic thrashes French No 28 seed 6-0, 6-2, 6-2• Serb will face Nadal in slam final for eighth timeNovak Djokovic will face Rafael Nadal in the 2019 Australian Open men’s singles final, after thrashing Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 in the semi-final….

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Novak Djokovic v Lucas Pouille: Australian Open semi-final – live!

Australian Open updates on the second semi in MelbourneRafael Nadal dismantles Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach finalAnd feel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 8.23am GMT These two have never met before. So there you go. If Lucas Pouille wins he …

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‘I had to dig deep’: Novak Djokovic on overcoming injury woes – video

Novak Djokovic has discussed his long injury battle after reaching the semi-finals of the Australian Open when Kei Nishikori retired hurt in their quarter-final.The World No 1 had failed to reach the last four in the past two editions of the …

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Novak Djokovic v Kei Nishikori: Australian Open quarter-final – live!

Australian Open updates from the last-eight showdownStefanos Tsitsipas sets up semi-final with Rafael NadalAnd feel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 8.58am GMT First set: Djokovic 3-0 Nishikori* (*denotes server): Djokovic holds to 15, con…

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Novak Djokovic v Kei Nishikori: Australian Open quarter-final – live!

Australian Open updates from the last-eight showdownStefanos Tsitsipas sets up semi-final with Rafael NadalAnd feel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 8.58am GMT First set: Djokovic 3-0 Nishikori* (*denotes server): Djokovic holds to 15, con…

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Novak Djokovic sees off Medvedev to set up Nishikori battle at Australian Open

• Djokovic into last eight with 6-4, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 win • Nishikori beats Carreño Busta, Raonic defeats ZverevIf the guard is changing at the summit of tennis, it is doing so slowly and without conviction, as Novak Djokovic steps into the void left by t…

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Novak Djokovic v Daniil Medvedev: Australian Open last 16 – live!

Australian Open updates from the men’s singles matchAnd feel free to email James or tweet @piercy360 11.02am GMT First set: Medvedev 4-5 *Djokovic (*denotes server)Medvedev breaks! Well then. The 22-year-old came to the net on the first point with Djok…

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Novak Djokovic regains calm to see off Shapovalov at Australian Open

• No 1 seed through in four sets after lights complaints• Serbian will meet Daniil Medvedev in the last 16The men’s top seed Novak Djokovic regained his composure after a third-set meltdown to stave off the challenge of Canadian teenager Denis Shapoval…

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Djokovic trounces Tsonga to set up Australian Open meeting with Shapovalov

• Serb into third round after 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 victory• Shapovalov says facing Djokovic will be ‘just awesome’Novak Djokovic is still the player to beat at this Australian Open. In a routine three-set workout against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the world No 1 loo…

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‘Thank you Andy Murray’: Australian Open players pay touching tribute – video

Andy Murray was shown an emotional tribute video featuring a host of tennis stars following his Australian Open exit.Murray, who plans to retire this year due to chronic hip pain, said he would be content if his five-set defeat to Roberto Bautista…

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Djokovic and Federer pay tribute to ‘friend, colleague, rival’ Andy Murray – video

World No 1 Novak Djokovic reflected on ‘friend and rival’ Andy Murray after the Briton revealed the Australian Open could be his last tournament due to a persistent hip injury. Roger Federer also paid tribute to Murray, saying he was ‘a little bit shoc…

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Fearsome foursome go to Australian Open aware the end could be near

Injuries and rise of a new generation threaten to expose Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray at the first slam of the yearThe four greatest players in modern tennis – who between them have won more than £300m across 16 years – a…