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Without big names, U.S. Open men’s final draws lowest overnight ratings in 20 years

The last U.S. Open men’s final on CBS went out with a whimper rather than a bang. First, by scheduling the final on Monday afternoon throughout the country and without a Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Andy Murray, the match between relative unknowns Maran Čilić and Kei Nishikori garnered little interest and resulted in a 1.9 overnight rating, the lowest since...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Men’s Final Earns Lowest Overnight Since At Least ’94

The final U.S. Open match on CBS was a recipe for poor television ratings. The Marin Čilić/Kei Nishikori U.S. Open men’s final drew a 1.9 overnight rating on CBS Monday afternoon, down 32% from Rafael Nadal/Novak Djokovic last year (2.8), down 17% from Andy Murray/Djokovic in 2012 (2.3), and the lowest overnight ever for the [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer & Djokovic Upset at U.S. Open

Today we witnessed two shocking U.S. Open semifinal upsets. The first came when No.1 ranked Novak Djokovic was beaten by No. 10 ranked Kei Nishikori, making him the first man from Asia to reach a Grand Slam singles final. Hours later, No. 2 ranked Roger Federer was defeated by No. 14 ranked Marin Cilic, also giving him his first trip to a Grand Slam final. According to CBS...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

US Open 2014: Goodbye Federer and Djokovic

Another tough loss for Federer, as he is sent packing in the US Open semifinals Another shocking day at Flushing Meadows has come to a close.  The men’s semifinals were completed and no one could have anticipated the results.  In one semi Novak Djokovic took on Kei Nishikori and in the other Roger Federer played Marin Cilic. Without even paying much attention to these match ups...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Novak Djokovic Smashes His Racquet On Chair While Playing Andy Murray

During the quarterfinals of the US Open on Wednesday night, Novak Djokovic, the tournament’s No.1 seed, was quite upset at himself while playing Andy Murray. Watch as Djokovic, who was frustrated with his play in the first-set, breaks his racquet on his chair. The post Video: Novak Djokovic Smashes His Racquet On Chair While Playing Andy Murray appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Dances To Iggy Azalea’s ‘Fancy’ At US Open (Video)

Novak Djokovic has some pretty sweet dance moves.  It’s great to see athletes have fun and even put on a show for their audience. Novak Djokovic was seen dancing to Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy.” You think Baby Groot can out dance him? [CBS] The post Novak Djokovic Dances To Iggy Azalea’s ‘Fancy’ At US Open (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Novak Djokovic dances to Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy'

Top-ranked men's tennis star Novak Djokovic celebrated Thursday's straight-set victory over Paul-Henri Mathieu in the second round of the U.S. Open tournament by dancing to Iggy Azalea's hit "Fancy". Djokovic is clearly enjoying the moment and keeping things loose.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hot or Not: Djokovic's Ice Bucket Challenge

There's been so many ALS Ice Bucket Challenges this week it's been impossible to keep up with them all. We have had Bernard Tomic in his underwear and Grigor Dimitrov in the ocean, but the best attempt at a "sexy" ice bucket challenge has to go to Novak Djokovic. He really tried to spice things up with his hip swivelling moves... but did he succeed? Let us know...
Via Onthegotennis
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic spends rain delay with French Open ball boy

Novak Djokovic invited a French Open ball boy underneath his umbrella to dry off and share a drink with him during a rain delay in his first round tennis match at Roland Garros.Nice to see Djokovic staying loose, and we're sure the ball boy appreciated the kind gesture.After the delay, the match resumed and Djokovic completed his straight-set victory over Portugal's Joao...
Via Holdout Sports
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic and girlfriend expecting first baby

Novak Djokovic announced some big news on Thursday — he and longtime girlfriend/fiancee Jelena Ristic are expecting their first baby. Nole announced the news via Twitter: Jelena is pregnant!!!We will be parents soon! #blessed Postacemo roditelji uskoro!!! #najsrecniji @JelenaRisticNDF — Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) April 24, 2014 Djokovic and Ristic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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