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Djokovic advances to 9th straight 4th round at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open for the ninth consecutive year with a 7-6 (8), 6-3, 6-4 win over Fernando Verdasco on Saturday. Four-time champion Djokovic won the tiebreaker on his fourth set point when Verdasco hit consecutive shots wide. The No. 1-ranked Djokovic broke the Spanish left-hander at the start of the second...
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Top Seeds Williams and Djokovic Lead Charge into Australian Open Second Round

(January 20, 2015) World No. 1s Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic lead the charge on Tuesday in Melbourne, easily advancing to the second round of the Australian Open. Serena Williams had an easy 6-0, 6-4 win over Alison Van Uytvanck in the night session. Despite a dominant win, the 18-time major winner admitted to nerves in the early rounds of majors. “I just focus on holding...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic wins 1st-round match at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic began his quest for a fifth Australian Open title with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia in a first-round match Tuesday. Djokovic, who said he had flu symptoms on the weekend, showed no apparent signs of illness in dominating the 116th-ranked Bedene. Djokovic won his first major at the Australian Open in 2008 and then for...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Australian Open's Day 2 highlighted by Serena, Djokovic matches

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Top-ranked players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic see their first action Tuesday at the Australian Open, as does defending men's champion Stan Wawrinka. For the locals, veterans Sam Stosur and Lleyton Hewitt will try, yet again, to begin a quest to win their home Grand Slam. Stosur, who plays Monica Niculescu in the first match on Rod Laver Arena, has...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Djokovic "not well" on eve of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Top-seeded Novak Djokovic canceled a training session because of an undisclosed illness or injury on the eve of the Australian Open. A spokesman for the International Tennis Federation, which handles media relations for the ATP Tour at Grand Slam tournaments, said Sunday that Djokovic ''was not well'' on Saturday and that he canceled the practice session...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

FASHION FIX: Australian Open Uniqlo kits for Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori, and Shingo Kunieda

Here are some images of the Uniqlo duds No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic, No. 5 seed Kei Nishikori, and men's wheelchair champion, Shingo Kunieda, are said to be wearing at the 2015 Australian Open. There's not much to say about these looks. In typical Uniqlo style, they're pretty basic. It's what we've come to expect from the Japanese retail giant for their ballers.[Photo(s) credit: tt...
Via Down the Line!
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak and Jelena Djokovic Welcome Birth of Baby Boy Stefan

  Jelena and Novak Djokovic photo from (October 22, 2014) No. 1 men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic is a new father. Djokovic’s wife Jelena gave birth to a son Stefan in Nice, France on Tuesday. They reside in nearby Monaco.   Djokovic announced the birth on his twitter account and his website:   Stefan, our baby angel was born! I am so proud of my...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 22, 2014  |  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
August 28, 2014  |  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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