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World No. 1 Novak Djokovic withdraws from Madrid Open

  The ATP says world No. 1 and former champion Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next week's Madrid Open without elaborating, and will return to competition the following week in Rome, where he is the defending champion. The tour made the announcement on Thursday. Djokovic who was scheduled to participate in a charity event with Serena Williams and Hollywood actress Elsa Pataky...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon announces exciting changes for 2015

The All England Club announced several intriguing changes for this year’s Wimbledon at their Annual Spring Press Conference, held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. BST. Prize money once again increased at Wimbledon by a considerable seven percent. Competitors at the third Grand Slam of the year will receive a total of 26.75 million pounds ($40.60 million). This purse will surpass last year’s...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Monte Carlo Review: Novak Djokovic Creates Great Expectations On The Road To Roland Garros

Every tournament matters. Every non-exhibition competition in sports possesses value. Every time professionals take the court — in tennis or any other endeavor — they enhance their levels of integrity to the extent that they take pride in their work, putting in an honest day’s effort for an honest day’s pay. If one dares to flatly declare, or merely suggest, that some competitions...
Via Attacking The Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic-Nadal rivalry continues in Monte Carlo SF

Tennis fans rejoice! The Tennis Gods have blessed us with a matchup between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 5 Rafael Nadal in the semifinals at Monte Carlo. Saturday’s matchup will be their first head-to-head meeting in more than 300 days and their 43rd overall. Nadal leads the historic rivalry 23-19 and dominates the Serb 14-4 on clay. In their last two meetings in 2014, Nadal lost...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic vs. Nadal: who’s currently the best?

Novak Djokovic has now spent an astounding142 weeks of his career atop the Emirates ATP Rankings. With this accomplishment, Djokovic moved into outright sixth place in a list of players who have spent the most weeks ranked No. 1. The 27-year-old Serbian has now passed current world No. 5 Rafael Nadal’s record of 141 weeks. Now that Djokovic has transcended Nadal in the amount of...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

A pissed off, screaming Novak Djokovic scared the hell out of a ballboy

Novak Djokovic issued a video apology to a ballboy whose face he inadvertently shouted in during the final of the 2015 Miami Open after he had just lost the second set to Andy Murray. Just to conclude these fantastic few weeks with a short message to you all. Thanks for supporting me! Amazing start of the season with wins in Australian Open, Indian Wells and now Miami. Looking...
Via Bob's Blitz
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Open Combo Review: Serena And Djokovic Play Familiar Songs As The Hardcourt Winter Gives Way To Clay

The Miami Open — formerly the Sony Open and casually known as just “Miami” or “Key Biscayne” — has long been a sixth finger or toe on the tennis tour. This is not a commentary in any way on the spicy and alluring Miami area or the many people who work hard to put together this tournament every year. This is merely a reflection of the tennis calendar and its rhythms. ...
Via Attacking The Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic catches Roger Federer's return on his racket (Video)

Novak Djokovic displayed his incredible skills during Sunday's BNP Paribas Open Championship match at Indian Wells when he caught a Roger Federer return on his racket.Djokovic faulted on a serve, with Federer instinctively returning it before realizing that it wouldn't count. The return would have been long, but Djokovic made the unbelievable catch like it was no big deal: Djokovic...
Via Holdout Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic wife Jelena and son Stefan watch him play from home

Novak Djokovic is now playing for much more than prize money, world rankings and his legacy. The man got married last year to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic, and the two recently had their first child — a son named Stefan. That makes Djokovic a family man and gives him even more motivation to succeed on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 01, 2015  |  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

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