Djokovic will miss U.S. Open as unable to travel to New York without COVID vaccine

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 02:39 GMT

The Serbian previously said he was prepared to miss Grand Slam tournaments that require participating players to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Jiri Vesely Stuns Novak Djokovic At Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 - 11:17 GMT

Not only did Vesely’s victory deny Djokovic another Dubai title, but it means that on Monday he will surrender the number one ranking to Daniil Medvedev.

Djokovic facing hostility, cold start at Melbourne Park

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 03:23 GMT

The dressing room might not be the most welcoming place for Djokovic either, with some players resentful that he is not vaccinated.

Detained Djokovic fights to play Australian Open, Czech player also reported held

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 12:16 GMT

Djokovic spent Orthodox Christmas in Australian immigration detention on Friday as his lawyers fought a government decision to remove him from the country.

Djokovic will need to be vaccinated to play Australian Open: minister

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 11:55 GMT

Novak Djokovic will not be able to enter Australia to defend his Australian Open title unless he is fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Novak Djokovic faces tough draw at Olympics

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 10:08 GMT

Djokovic, 34-3 this ATP season, opens against Bolivia's Hugo Dellien, ranked 139th in the world. But then things could get harder.

I regret U.S. Open and Roland Garros failures, says Djokovic

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 01:48 GMT

Djokovic has played some of the best tennis of his life in 2020 but he regrets the failure to win either the U.S. Open or the French Open.

Djokovic pulls out of Paris Masters with no points to win

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 11:51 GMT

Djokovic has decided not to enter the Paris Masters because he has no points to win at the Nov. 2-8 event as he bids to retain the world number one spot come end of season.

Nadal can't wait to return to new-look Roland Garros

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 04:00 GMT

"I am going to be there with time enough, as always," said 32-year-old Nadal, who wants to capture a 12th trophy in Paris.

Djokovic survives scare, Nadal coasts into Rome semi-finals

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 12:17 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic saved two match points against former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro to advance to the semi-finals of the Italian Open in a three-set Roman thriller on Friday as defending champion Rafael Nadal swept through without

Nadal looks strong in opening Acapulco win

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 11:41 GMT

The world No. 2 faces Nick Kyrgios in the round of 16 after the Australian defeated Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-3 7-5.

Djokovic delight at stroll to semi after Nishikori retires

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 - 10:20 GMT

Novak Djokovic was delighted to get back into the semi-finals at the Australian Open after missing out for two years as Kei Nishikori retired injured on Wednesday.

Confident Shapovalov primed to step up against Djokovic

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 - 03:00 GMT

With his long blond hair and flamboyant game, Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov has enjoyed two successful seasons to find his natural place on the circuit.

Djokovic faces qualifier at Open, Federer takes on Istomin

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 - 04:25 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic will start his bid to win a record seventh Australian Open title next week against a qualifier following Thursday's draw.

Djokovic and Halep named 2018 ITF world champions

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 04:59 GMT

Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were Thursday named as the 2018 ITF world champions by the governing body of global tennis.

Federer, Djokovic top the bill for London finale

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 - 05:26 GMT

Roger Federer is aiming to complete a century of titles at the ATP Finals but will likely have to find a way past the irrepressible Novak Djokovic, who is looking to round off his astonishing season in style.

Irresistible Djokovic schools Zverev to reach Shanghai final

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Novak Djokovic will rise to number two in the world after he dismantled a shell-shocked Alexander Zverev 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday to surge into the Shanghai Masters final.

Ruthless Djokovic outclasses Anderson to end title drought

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 10:03 GMT

Novak Djokovic proved conclusively he remains one of the biggest beasts in men's tennis by outplaying South African giant Kevin Anderson to claim a fourth Wimbledon title on Sunday.

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semi-final

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 02:53 GMT

Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final as he resisted everything great rival Rafael Nadal could throw at him to win 6-4 3-6 7-6(9) 3-6 10-8 in a two-day classic that concluded in nerve-jangling tension

Wimbledon men's semi-finals -- five facts

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 11:45 GMT

Five facts on Friday's Wimbledon men's semi-finals which see two-time champion Rafael Nadal face three-time winner Novak Djokovic and John Isner take on Kevin Anderson: