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Ice-cool Djokovic tames fiery Kyrgios to continue Wimbledon love story

Reading Time: 2 minutes Novak Djokovic stayed serene amid a frenzied atmosphere to tame fiery Australian Nick Kyrgios in an engrossing final on Sunday, lifting a seventh Wimbledon trophy and taking his Grand Slam title count to 21. Rallying from a set down, Djokovic exhibited ice-cool nerves in sweltering conditions to win 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6(3) for his fourth Read More…

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Djokovic flies out of Australia after losing court appeal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic flew out of Australia on Sunday after a court upheld the government’s decision to cancel his visa, capping days of drama over the country’s COVID-19 entry rules and his unvaccinated status. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge Federal Court bench dealt a final blow to Djokovic’s hopes of chasing a record Read More…

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Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes, visa for Australian Open still in doubt

Reading Time: 2 minutes World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed “human error” on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologised for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month. The 34-year-old Serbian superstar is chasing a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam victory at the Australian Open beginning on Monday, Read More…

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Djokovic wins visa case against Australian govt, visa revocation ‘unreasonable’

Reading Time: 2 minutes The road to Novak Djokovic winning his 21st grand slam at the upcoming Australian Open was made clear on Monday when an Australian judge ordered that he be released from immigration detention immediately. The judge found the government’s decision to revoke the tennis star’s visa to enter the country to be “unreasonable”. Judge Anthony Kelly Read More…

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Dissenting Djokovic joined by Czech player in Australian deportation hotel

Reading Time: 2 minutes In picture above: Supporters of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic and pro-refugee protestors rally outside the Park Hotel, where the star athlete is believed to be held while he stays in Australia, in Melbourne, Australia, January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders Tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic will not be the only one being deported from Australia. Read More…

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Djokovic criticised for medical exemption to play at Australian Open

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jan 4 (Reuters) – Seven-times Grand Slam doubles champion Jamie Murray was among those to question the decision to grant world number one Novak Djokovic a medical exemption from getting vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to compete at the Australian Open. read more Djokovic, gunning for a 10th title at Melbourne Park later this month, Read More…

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Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe among ATP award winners

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020 on Monday. Djokovic was the year-end No. 1 for a record-equalling sixth time after winning four titles including a record eighth Australian Open. US Open champions Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares are No.1 in doubles. Read More…

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Top two seeds Djokovic, Thiem ousted in Vienna Open quarter-finals

Reading Time: 2 minutes World number one Novak Djokovic and U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem crashed out of the Vienna Open in the quarter-finals on Friday. Both top seeds were beaten in straight sets by Lorenzo Sonego and Andrey Rublev respectively. Djokovic, who had a 39-2 record this year, failed to convert a single break-point in a 6-2 6-1 Read More…

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Nadal wins 13th French Open title for record-equalling 20th Grand Slam

Reading Time: 4 minutes Phenomenal Nadal played perfect match, Djokovic says The more things change the more they stay the same for French Open king Nadal Spain’s Rafael Nadal demolished world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-0 6-2 7-5 in the French Open final to claim a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title on Sunday. With his record-improving 13th Read More…