Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer expects great things from returning trio

Roger Federer expects great things from returning trio

Rafael Nadal also made an astonishing comeback from an injury-plagued 2016 to win the French and U.S. Open titles.

Nov 18, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
ATP Finals Preview: Injury fears cloud Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer dream clash

ATP Finals Preview: Injury fears cloud Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer dream clash

The two all-time greats get star billing in London after each won two Grand Slams and locked down the top two rankings spots as Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray had injury-plagued seasons to forget.

Nov 11, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray out of top 10

Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray out of top 10

Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday, while Britain's Andy Murray and Serbia's Novak Djokovic dropped out of the top 10.

Nov 06, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Novak Djokovic to drop out of world's top 10 for the first time in a decade

Novak Djokovic to drop out of world's top 10 for the first time in a decade

The 30-year-old is hoping to make his return at the exhibition World Tennis Championship at Abu Dhabi in December.

Nov 02, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Roger Federer races into 15th Swiss Indoors quarter-final

Roger Federer races into 15th Swiss Indoors quarter-final

The 36-year-old Federer, the winner of his last event in Shanghai this month, is seeking an ATP-leading seventh trophy this season as he aims for the weekend final in his hometown.

Oct 27, 2017, 09:37 AM IST
Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka to return to action in Abu Dhabi

Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka to return to action in Abu Dhabi

World number one Rafa Nadal, Austrian Dominic Thiem, Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and Canadian Milos Raonic will also compete in the tournament from Dec. 28-30.

Oct 24, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
Tomas Berdych cuts season short with back problem

Tomas Berdych cuts season short with back problem

The 32-year-old world number 18 still had a remote chance of qualifying for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals for an eighth time.

Oct 19, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
Australian Open 'top of Serena's mind', says boss

Australian Open 'top of Serena's mind', says boss

Williams won this year`s Australian Open while pregnant, and she has spoken of her "outrageous" plans to play in Melbourne in 2018 -- just four-and-a-half months after giving birth to her baby girl.

Oct 10, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
Novak Djokovic to keep Andre Agassi as head coach

Novak Djokovic to keep Andre Agassi as head coach

"We can confirm that Agassi remains the head coach while Italian Marco Panichi will take over as the fitness coach and Argentine Ulises Badio is the new physio," Djokovic`s press office said in a statement.

Sep 26, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza continue to top ATP, WTA rankings

Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza continue to top ATP, WTA rankings

Nadal, the16-time Grand Slam champion, led the rankings ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer, while the United Kingdom's Andy Murray came in third.

Sep 18, 2017, 15:22 PM IST
Davis Cup: France take on depleted Serbia, Belgium host Australia in semis

Davis Cup: France take on depleted Serbia, Belgium host Australia in semis

In the absence of Djokovic, who ended his season prematurely because of an elbow injury, world number 80 Lajovic is Serbia`s best-ranked player.

Sep 15, 2017, 00:19 AM IST

After seven years, Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal sweep all four Grand Slams in a year

In fact, going by numbers, since 2003 Wimbledon, 58 Grand Slams have been played. Federer bagged 19 while Nadal has 16 to his name – total standing to 35, which is almost 60 per cent of the total – such has been their dominance. Novak stands next on the list with 12 Majors and Murray and Wawrinka having three apiece to their name.

Sep 11, 2017, 22:12 PM IST
Novak Djokovic, wife Jelena welcome a baby girl named Tara

Novak Djokovic, wife Jelena welcome a baby girl named Tara

Jelena gave birth on Saturday evening and their second child will be named Tara, Blic newspaper reported on its online edition.

Sep 03, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Alexander Zverev believes he can beat the big players at US Open

Alexander Zverev believes he can beat the big players at US Open

His wins over Novak Djokovic in the Rome final and Roger Federer in the Montreal final have helped to elevate him into the top 10 and he is seeded fourth in New York.

Aug 28, 2017, 08:18 AM IST
US Open: Roger Federer unconcerned by mounting injury toll

US Open: Roger Federer unconcerned by mounting injury toll

Thirty-year-old Murray joins 12-times grand slam winner Novak Djokovic and 2016 U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka in missing the tournament through injury.

Aug 27, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Roger Federer favourite as absentees offer hope to young guns

Roger Federer favourite as absentees offer hope to young guns

Federer, seeded third, will be most people's title pick having produced a stunning year since returning from a six-month lay-off in January - compiling a 35-3 record.

Aug 26, 2017, 08:37 AM IST
Canadian Milos Raonic pulls out of US Open with wrist injury

Canadian Milos Raonic pulls out of US Open with wrist injury

Raonic thus joins 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic, 2016 US Open champion Stan Wawrinka and 2014 finalist Kei Nishikori in the growing list of withdrawn players.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

Kei Nishikori to miss rest of season with wrist injury

The 27-year-old world number nine becomes the latest of a clutch of high-ranked players to take time out from the sport due to injury.

Aug 17, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Stan Wawrinka to undergo knee surgery, will miss remainder of 2017 season

Stan Wawrinka to undergo knee surgery, will miss remainder of 2017 season

Neither will be at Flushing Meadows this year, with Djokovic also calling an early end to his season to rest an elbow problem that forced him to retire during his Wimbledon quarter-final against Tomas Berdych.

Aug 04, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
Enjoy the good life, Juan Martin Del Potro advices Novak Djokovic

Enjoy the good life, Juan Martin Del Potro advices Novak Djokovic

Del Potro, the 2009 US Open champion from Argentina who has endured long absences while battling nagging wrist injuries, knows all too well the challenge Djokovic faces after announcing last week he would miss the remainder of the year with an elbow injury.

Aug 02, 2017, 08:28 AM IST