KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) Novak Djokovic will play Mate Delic in the opening singles Friday when Serbia takes on Croatia in the first round of the Davis Cup.
The draw held Thursday also pits Viktor Troicki against Croatian player Borna Coric.
In Satruday's doubles, Nenad Zimonjic and Troicki will face Marin Draganja and Franko Skugor.
The reverse singles are on Sunday.
U.S. Open champion...
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LONDON (AP) Novak Djokovic is back for the Davis Cup, making Serbia the favorite.
After leading Serbia to the 2013 final, Djokovic took last year off and watched Roger Federer pair with Stan Wawrinka to capture the only major tennis trophy to elude him.
Federer and Wawrinka are skipping the Davis Cup this year, almost certainly costing Switzerland any chance of beating Belgium in...
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On Friday, our assessment of Novak Djokovic’s semifinal victory over Stan Wawrinka at the 2015 Australian Open contained the central thesis that Wawrinka lost the match more than Djokovic won it. That happens in sports. Sometimes, you win because you excel. Other times, you win because your opponent falters. Sometimes, you lose because you stunk up the joint. Other times, you lose...
Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday.
Djokovic broke open a close match with a service break in the eighth game of the third set, winning four straight points. When he took a 4-0 lead in the final set, he smacked his fist hard against his chest...
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February 01, 2015
Novak Djokovic is now playing for much more than prize money, world rankings and his legacy. The man got married last year to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic, and the two recently had their first child — a son named Stefan. That makes Djokovic a family man and gives him even more motivation to succeed on...Read More
Anyone who appreciates tennis knows there are many ways to win a match.
You can play great offense or great defense. You can play first-strike tennis or grind from the baseline. You can play with pace or take pace away. You can hit hard and flat or use lots of topspin or slice. All the shots and tactics that are part of tennis play into a larger tension and choice for the competitors...
I’m really not sure what inspired YouTube user timtimfed to make this video of Novak Djokovic battling a tank on a tennis court – which I assume was a lot of work – but, boy, am I sure grateful he did. It’s wonderful. [reddit]
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Top-ranked men's tennis star Novak Djokovic celebrated Thursday's straight-set victory over Paul-Henri Mathieu in the second round of the U.S. Open tournament by dancing to Iggy Azalea's hit "Fancy". Djokovic is clearly enjoying the moment and keeping things loose.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Novak Djokovic lost twice today.
Not only did he lose to Rafael Nadal in the finals, but NBC also decided to provide a lovely slow-mo replay of him throwing up. Thanks NBC, you’ve ruined everyone’s lunch.
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