Jelena Djokovic, Danielle Knudson Among Tennis WAGs Heating Up Wimbledon

Wimbledon, the premier Grand Slam event on the tennis calendar, is back, and so are the WAGs. Novak Djokovic is the odds-on favorite to win the Wimbledon men’s singles title, which would move him one step closer to a calendar Grand Slam. However, there’s the potential for bumps along the way, including a potential semifinal meeting with Roger Federer and a French Open final...
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Wimbledon draw will prevent Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic matchup in final

LONDON -- Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are used to facing each other in the Wimbledon final. It won't happen for a third straight year, though.Federer, the seven-time champion seeded No. 3, was placed in Djokovic's top half of the Wimbledon draw on Friday. That means top-ranked Djokovic could face Federer in the semifinals as he bids for a fifth consecutive major title and the...
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Laver would be happy if Djokovic wins tennis' Grand Slam

SAN DIEGO (AP) If Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon and the U.S. Open to complete a Grand Slam, he'll have a big fan in the last man to do it. Rod Laver knows what it takes to complete tennis' ultimate achievement, having won the Grand Slam as an amateur in 1962 and again as a pro in 1969. Djokovic is halfway there heading into Wimbledon, which starts Monday. ''I think he's got a good...
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Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are the top Wimbledon seeds

LONDON  -- Novak Djokovic cannot face Andy Murray until the final at Wimbledon after they were seeded first and second, respectively, on Wednesday for the third tennis Grand Slam of the year.It means Djokovic and Murray will be in separate halves of the draw when it is made on Friday.Seedings were based on the current world rankings but rearranged to reflect players' grass-court...
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Djokovic, Murray seeded 1st and 2nd at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) Novak Djokovic cannot face Andy Murray until the final at Wimbledon after they were seeded first and second, respectively, for the third tennis grand slam of the year. It means Djokovic and Murray will be in separate halves of the draw when it is made on Friday. Seedings were based on the current world rankings but rearranged to reflect players' grass-court achievements...
Via Associated Press
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Three reasons Novak Djokovic is the invisible superstar

This past weekend, men’s tennis superstar Novak Djokovic completed the career Grand Slam by defeating Andy Murray in the French Open final, the eighth man in history to achieve that feat. Djokovic also became the third player to achieve a non-calendar Grand Slam by winning the last four tennis majors, the first in almost 50 years. With an injury cloud over Rafa Nadal and Father...
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Djokovic defeats Murray to complete career Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic has finally done it. After dropping the first set in the French Open men’s final to Andy Murray, the world No. 1 won the next three to take the title over the No. 2 Murray, winning 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. It was Djokovic’s first French Open win and completed his career Grand Slam. The Serb is only the eighth male tennis player to win all four major singles prizes...
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French Open Prediction: Will Novak Djokovic Finally Win At Roland Garros?

The career Grand Slam is one match away for Novak Djokovic, but Andy Murray hopes the fourth time won’t be the charm. Djokovic will play in his fourth French Open men’s final Sunday when he faces Murray, but he’s yet to win the title at Roland Garros. His best shot came in 2015, when he lost to Stan Wawrinka. But it’s a new year, and with it comes new opportunity and hope...
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Novak Djokovic argues with umpire Damian Steiner over court condition

Novak Djokovic had a tough day with chair umpire Damian Steiner during his loss to Andy Murray in the finals of the Rome Masters on Sunday. Nole fell in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 to Murray and had some exchanges with Steiner. First he got a warning for throwing his racket in the second set, and then he argued with the umpire over the court conditions. You can hear Djokovic lobby...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Djokovic says he was offered $200K to throw match in 2007

Allegations of widespread match-fixing in men’s tennis have overshadowed the Australian Open, and the No. 1 men’s player says he has evidence the reports are true. BBC and Buzzfeed obtained documents this week connecting 16 core players, all of whom were ranked in the top 50 at one point or another, with match-fixing since 2007. And Novak Djokovic says he was offered $200,000...
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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