MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he'd renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray.
The top-ranked Djokovic was so absorbed in the moment, he lost track of the score during Friday's semifinal. His mental lapse after the third set probably cost him the fourth, but the four-time...
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2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN
DAY 14 MEN’S NOTES
Sunday 1 February
1 NOVAK DJOKOVIC (SRB) v NO. 6 ANDY MURRAY (GBR)
At stake for the finalists, in addition to the prestige of the Australian Open title, is the following:
ATP Ranking Points
Who has the advantage?For 4 out of the past 7 years...
Anyone who appreciates tennis knows there are many ways to win a match.
You can play great offense or great defense. You can play first-strike tennis or grind from the baseline. You can play with pace or take pace away. You can hit hard and flat or use lots of topspin or slice. All the shots and tactics that are part of tennis play into a larger tension and choice for the competitors...
Novak Djokovic was stretched to five sets again against Stan Wawrinka before beating the defending champion 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Friday night to reach his fifth Australian Open final.
The top-ranked Djokovic equaled the record shared by Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg for most Australian finals in the Open era. He has won all four of his previous finals here, including...
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic was stretched to five sets again against Stan Wawrinka before beating the defending champion 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Friday night to reach his fifth Australian Open final.
The top-ranked Djokovic equaled the record shared by Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg for most Australian finals in the Open era. He has won all four of his previous...
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(January 30, 2015) No. 1 Novak Djokovic avenged last year’s quarterfinal loss to Stan Wawrinka in the Australian Open, besting the Swiss 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 to reach his fifth Melbourne final on Friday.
The match which lasted 3 hours, 30 minutes, was by no means epic as it produced a total 118 unforced errors – 49 for Djokovic and 69 for last year’s champion Wawrinka...
I’m really not sure what inspired YouTube user timtimfed to make this video of Novak Djokovic battling a tank on a tennis court – which I assume was a lot of work – but, boy, am I sure grateful he did. It’s wonderful. [reddit]
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Novak Djokovic reached his 25th Grand Slam semifinal by beating No. 8 Milos Raonic, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
But the photo of his son Stefan watching his accomplishment that was posted on social media may have stolen Djokovic's thunder.
The No. 1-ranked player cruised through his quarterfinal without ever facing a break point by his 24-year-old opponent...
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...
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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.