Djokovic withdraws from Miami Open because of elbow injury

MIAMI (AP) Six-time champion Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the upcoming Miami Open because of a lingering right elbow injury. In a statement Sunday, Djokovic said the injury has bothered him for months and worsened in the past week. He beat Kei Nishikori in last year's final. Djokovic's most recent match was a loss to Nick Kyrgios in the quarterfinals of the Mexican Open...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrgios stuns Djokovic to reach Mexican Open semifinals

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) Australia's Nick Kyrgios used a barrage of 25 aces to defeat top-seeded Novak Djokovic 7-6 (9), 7-5 early Friday morning and reach the semifinals of the Mexican Open. Kyrgios blasted 16 aces in the first set to beat Djokovic in his first match against the second-best player in the world and will play against American Sam Querrey in one of the semifinals....
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic rallies to beat Del Potro in Acapulco

MEXICO CITY (AP) Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro in three sets 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 early on Thursday to advance to the Mexican Open quarterfinals. Djokovic, playing in his first tournament since his shocking loss in the second round of the Australian Open, struggled to beat Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open winner, who ousted the Serbian 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic returns with a victory

MEXICO CITY (AP) Novak Djokovic beat Slovakia's Martin Klizan 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the opening round of the Mexicon Open. The win was Djokovic's first since his shocking loss in the second round of the Australian Open. The 29 year-old Serbian, number two in the world, played his first tournament since Jan. 19, when he suffered and unexpected loss to Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin. Djokovic...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

What is going on with Novak Djokovic?

Over the course of the last six years, there has been one major constant in the professional tennis world, Novak Djokovic’s dominance. Sure there have been some down years where he only won one major (it’s crazy that’s considered a down year for him) but since 2011 Novak Djokovic has been the best player on tour. However, over the past six months, he really hasn’t looked...
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Upset In Second Round Of Australian Open By Denis Itomi

Novak Djokovic’s 2017 season is off to a forgettable start. The No. 2 tennis player in the world made an early exit at the Australian Open, as the 117th-ranked player in the world, Denis Istomi, shocked Djokovic in a thrilling second-round match at the Australian Open that lasted nearly 5 hours. Istomi orchestrated arguably the most shocking upset of Djokovic’s career with an...
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

The Australian Open pranks Twitter with fake new logo

Sports fans all around the world almost always find something to get upset about. Whether it’s a free agent signing, a trade, a missed-call, or even a logo, fans will always find a way to complain about it. Sometimes, they’ll even be tricked into those complaints. The Australian Open is one of tennis’ four grand slam tournaments along with Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, and the...
Via The Comeback
September 30, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dan Shulman has a little trouble with the name “Novak Djokovic”

Dan Shulman is one of the best announcers ESPN has and is maybe one of the best in all of sports television.  But even the best can have a momentary slip of the mind and/or tongue that can be quite amusing. As Shulman was welcoming viewers to Sunday Night Baseball after the US Open tennis final between Stan Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic, he had a little bit of trouble with Djokovic’s...
Via Awful Announcing
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Djokovic says ‘private issues’ cost him chance at grand slam

Novak Djokovic appeared unstoppable at the start of the grass court season, but since then, a significant dip in form has seen his chances at a calendar year grand slam evaporate. Djokovic said following the U.S. Open draw that mental issues were his downfall at Wimbledon, stemming particularly from some things that were happening in his private life. “It was nothing physical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic sheds tears after Olympic ouster

Tears of sadness streamed down Novak Djokovic’s face after the No. 1-ranked player in the world was upset by Juan Martin Del Potro in straight sets in the Olympics. It was the second consecutive time he has failed to reach the final, and this was his reaction upon leaving the court. You can see Djokovic shaking his head in disgust, with a few tears as well. Djokovic started...
Via The Sports Daily
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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