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For about 45 minutes Tuesday, Novak Djokovic couldn’t miss and his opponent couldn’t find anywhere to hide. Showing the sort of beginning-to-end focus he’ll need to win the U.S. Open, top-seeded Djokovic strung together 13 straight games to close out a 6-3, 6-0, 6-0 thrashing of Marcel Granollers and advance to his 18th straight Grand Slam quarterfinal.
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Being the top men’s tennis player in the world is pretty awesome. Being the top men’s tennis player in the world while being Jelena Ristic’s boyfriend is that much better.
Novak Djokovic of Belgrade, Siberia, is at the top of his game and he has a very special lady in his corner, cheering on his every move. His girlfriend, Jelena, attends nearly every single match Djokovic...
Contorting his body while sliding into shots, Novak Djokovic used his typical relentless defense to reach the U.S. Open semifinals for the seventh year in a row.
Not quite as unflinchingly dominant as he was during his first four matches in the tournament, the top-seeded Djokovic quickly overcame a one-set lull Thursday night against 21st-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia before...
Novak Djokovic had his chances -- namely, three break points toward the end of the third set, any of which would have given him control of what was shaping up as a close-as-can-be US Open final.
When he lost them all, any hope of lifting the trophy in New York slipped away as fast as a Rafael Nadal forehand.
Djokovic fell to Nadal 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Monday and, instead of winning...
The game took 21 minutes. It lasted 30 points.
Novak Djokovic squandered five break points and lost that instant classic of a game but made Stanislas Wawrinka pay an awfully heavy price.
After dropping the epic third game of the final set Saturday, Djokovic broke the next time Wawrinka served, then didn't falter once he had the lead. The top-seeded Serb withstood a 4-hour,...
(September 3, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – No. 1 Novak Djokovic needed only 79 minutes to dismiss Marcel Granollers 6-3, 6-0, 6-0 to move into the quarterfinals on Tuesday at the US Open. Djokovic has now reached his 18th straight Grand Slam quarterfinal. Djokovic captured the last 13 games of the match and did not […]
(September 5, 2013) No. 1 Novak Djokovic had a walkabout in the third set, but otherwise dismantles No. 21 seed Russian Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 on Thursday night at the US Open. The win gives the Serb his 14 consecutive major semifinals and his seventh straight US Open semifinal. He is second behind […]