Controversial Novak Djokovic eyes ninth Australian Open crown

Tennis Feb 7, 2021

Controversial Novak Djokovic eyes ninth Australian Open crown

Novak Djokovic has not endeared himself to fans over the past year, but the Australian Open's undisputed king will take some stopping as he targets a record-extending ninth title at Melbourne Park. Djokovic claimed his 17th Grand Slam crown in last year's gripping final, when ...

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Tennis Jan 19, 2021

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Three new coronavirus cases hit the Australian Open's troubled build-up on Tuesday as a backlash grew against international tennis players flown in during a raging pandemic. Two of the new cases were players, state health officials said, taking the total infections to seven since more ...

Novak Djokovic helps Serbia knock Japan out of Davis Cup

Tennis Nov 21, 2019

Novak Djokovic helps Serbia knock Japan out of Davis Cup

Japan bowed out of the Davis Cup Finals on Wednesday, going down to Serbia a day after opening its Group A campaign with a loss to France. Filip Krajinovic beat Yuichi Sugita 6-2, 6-4 in the opening singles rubber at Madrid's La Caja Magica before ...

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance to Paris Masters third round

Tennis Oct 31, 2019

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance to Paris Masters third round

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic overcame a first-set wobble against unheralded Corentin Moutet, beating the 97th-ranked Frenchman 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 to reach the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. The top-ranked Djokovic lost his serve in game seven and needed to save two set ...