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Djokovic names his 2016 goal the Djoker Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic has a new goal for the year. He calls it the Djoker Slam. The No. 1-ranked player has one thing missing from his fast-growing collection of 11 Grand Slam trophies. ''The French Open. It's the one I never won,'' Djokovic said early Monday, after winning his record sixth Australian Open, but already casting an eye toward Paris. ''I'll try...
Via Associated Press
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Novak Djokovic Tops Andy Murray, Wins Sixth Australian Open In Straight Sets

The Australian Open must be Novak Djokovic’s favorite Grand Slam tournament. The No. 1 men’s tennis player beat Andy Murray in straight sets (6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3)) Sunday to earn his sixth title in Melbourne, tying Roy Emerson’s record for most Australian Open wins. The win also represents Djokovic’s 11th Gram Slam victory. The No. 2 Murray probably doesn’t have the same...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic ties Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg with major title No. 11

There was a moment Sunday night in Melbourne Park’s Rod Laver Arena when the men’s singles final of the 2016 Australian Open remained in doubt. A tense second set worked its way toward a conclusion, and although Novak Djokovic broke Andy Murray’s serve for a 6-5 lead, he still had to serve out the set in the 12th game. Djokovic, who once had problems winning major finals on...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic takes playful aim at court reporter (Video)

Novak Djokovic took playful aim at a court reporter with some soft practice lobs while taking some practice shots prior to Saturday's Australian Open women's final.Josh Eagle, a former Davis Cup coach, was off to the side of the court giving his analysis of the women's final between Serena Willams and Angelique Kerber when Djokovic sent a couple of balls in his direction from the...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic is just not fair

When a remarkable athlete performs at his best, a turn of phrase which most readily comes to mind is “a cheat code.” That’s what Novak Djokovic has become. He reminded us of this reality on Thursday night in Melbourne. In 2011, Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon final in four sets. With the win, Djokovic took over the World No. 1 spot from Nadal and continued...
Via Attacking The Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic is the most dominant force in men’s tennis, maybe ever

Down 5-3 in the third set, Novak Djokovic looked up at his box and sighed. He had made quick work of Roger Federer in the first two sets of the Australian Open semifinal, winning 6-1, 6-2 in a match that didn’t even seem as close as the scoreline at the time. Djokovic, who had 100—one hundred—unforced errors in a match earlier this tournament, had just six through the first...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Australian Open Results: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Reach Final

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, the top players on the men’s and women’s brackets, respectively, reached the final of the 2016 Australian Open with semifinals wins Thursday. Djokovic beat rival Roger Federer in four sets: 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. It was Djokovic’s 23rd career win against the greatest Grand Slam singles champion of all-time. Leader of the pack… pic.twitter...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Novak Djokovic Get The Grand Slam Sweep In 2016?

Current world No. 1 Novak Djokovic survived a scare in the fourth round of the 2016 Australian Open against No. 14 ranked Gilles Simon. Djokovic won 6-3, 6-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in a match that lasted four hours and 32 minutes. On a rather uncharacteristic day, the Serbian sensation made 100 unforced errors, leaving the the door open for Simon to steal the match. Furthermore, Djokovic...
Via The Sports Quotient
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic calls claims he fixed matches in 2007 “absurd”

BuzzFeed and the BBC shocked the sporting world this week, reporting match-fixing was rampant throughout professional tennis by many players, including winners of Grand Slam tournaments. Many current players shared their disgust for the reports. The No. 1 ranked player in the world, Novak Djokovic shared his own story about how he was offered $200,000 to lose a match back in 2007...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic says he was offered $200K to throw match in 2007

Allegations of widespread match-fixing in men’s tennis have overshadowed the Australian Open, and the No. 1 men’s player says he has evidence the reports are true. BBC and Buzzfeed obtained documents this week connecting 16 core players, all of whom were ranked in the top 50 at one point or another, with match-fixing since 2007. And Novak Djokovic says he was offered $200,000...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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