As 2013 comes to an end, many tennis fans have already turned their attention to early 2014 and particularly, the Australian Open.
The tournament marks the true beginning to the tennis season for fans and its importance as one of the game’s four major championships presents an interesting challenge for players as they get into shape and get ready for the season.
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Today HEAD tennis sent bespoke tennis racquets to retail. We all know that pros don't play with the racquets we mortals can buy off the shelf. They customize every one to their exact specifications. Until now customization was only available by going to experts at the places pros use like RPNY Tennis. "Consumers want to be as close to the professionals as they can,"...
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have added another chapter to the "crazy tennis exhibition match" file.
The world's top two players were in Argentina this week for the retirement festivities for David Nalbandian and found time to play their first ever matches against each other on the South American continent -- albeit matches that won't officially count.
Argentinian tennis studs Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal were put on a ship in their native land as part of a promo for something called “Millennial Tennis Ice” is organized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Nation through the National Institute of Tourism.
The ship traveled through Los Glaciares National Park in southwest Argentina and – wouldn’t you know it...
Novak Djokovic kept alive Serbia's hopes of winning its second Davis Cup title in three years by beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in the first reverse singles match Sunday to even the final at 2-2.
Second-ranked Djokovic won 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-2 to improve his career record against Berdych to 17-2.
The best-of-five series will now be decided in the final match between...
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26 days ago
Novak Djokovic defeated Radek Stepanek in straight sets Friday to give Serbia a 1-0 lead over defending champion Czech Republic in the Davis Cup final.
Djokovic won 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 on an indoor hard court at Belgrade Arena for his 23rd consecutive victory since losing to Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open final in September.
Djokovic broke to go up 4-2 in the first set but had to save...
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28 days ago
(November 7, 2013) LONDON – The defending champion Novak Djokovic is through to the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
Despite perhaps a shakier start than you would expect, pulled to deuce in the opening game, Djokovic quickly got into his stride, whereas Del Potro seemed to slide more than stride on a particular...
Novak Djokovic received the ultimate honor in his home country (well, not really, but it’s fun to say that), as he recently had an airplane named after him. Air Serbia, which is Serbia’s new national carrier, named its first plane after the country’s most famous athlete. The plane is an Airbus A319 and features the […]
Talk about an airline that aims to serve.
Serbia's new national carrier, Air Serbia, has named its first plane after Novak Djokovic.
The name of the six-time Grand Slam champion is printed in large letters at the front of the plane. The Airbus A319 makes its first flight Saturday - to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The company says its future fleet will carry names of 14...
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October 26, 2013
Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic and his girlfriend Jelena Ristic have been dating for around eight years. We have grown used to seeing Ristic courtside at almost all of Djokovic’s matches, and she also happens to be the director of his charity foundation. That’s why it comes as no surprise that the happy couple is […]