Post Australian Open, where is this years ATP season headed?

A year ago this time, the ATP World Tour had a very different vibe. The question going into every major tournament was will anybody be able to beat Novak Djokovic here, and often the answer was no. That all changed at last year’s Wimbledon, where Djokovic actually seemed beatable and fell in the third round to American Sam Querrey. Since then the tour has been completely different...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic returns to Davis Cup against Russia

NIS, Serbia (AP) Novak Djokovic will play Daniil Medvedev in the second singles match as he makes a return for Serbia in the first round of the Davis Cup against Russia. Djokovic will be playing his first match since an unexpected second-round loss to Denis Istomin at the Australian Open. In Thursday's draw, Viktor Troicki was picked to face Karen Khachanov in Friday's opening...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Denis Istomin upsets Novak Djokovic at Australian Open

Uzbekistani tennis player Denis Istomin made history on Thursday at the Australian Open when he shocked Novak Djokovic in the second round of the tournament. Istomin, who is ranked No. 117 in the world, beat Djokovic in five sets, 7-6, 5-7, 2-6, 7-6, 6-4. Istomin said he battled cramps in his legs and still won the match. He rallied back from down two sets to one to win it. Making...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Doha title defense a return to form for Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic has been the best player in tennis between 2011 and 2016. In that span he has lost the top ranking two times, but recaptured it later on. Now he has lost it again, but this time to Andy Murray. 2016 started out well for the Serb, but he really fell off in the second half of the season. Now at the start of 2017, Novak Djokovic has a lot of points to defend if he wants...
January 09, 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

Novak Djokovic gets controversial foot treatment during finals

Novak Djokovic stoked a controversy during the fourth set of the U.S. Open men's final on Sunday by getting treatment on his foot mid-set. Djokovic was down 3-0 in the fourth set and had just held serve to make it 3-1 when he asked for a break in action to get treatment on his foot. The break was granted and a trainer came out to treat his feet. Stan Wawrinka was livid because...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 11, 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

Seal dedicates “Kiss From a Rose” to Novak Djokovic while in concert

The famous and accomplished singer Seal is currently on a world tour. The artist’s tour recently took him this past Monday through Spain and while there he encountered a big-time athlete. During a concert at the Marbella Hotel in Puente Romano, Spain, Seal was singing when he noticed tennis star Novak Djokovic was in attendance. Seal was happy to see Djokovic there and as a...
Via The Comeback
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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