Novak Djokovic

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
ATP Men's Singles Rankings: Novak Djokovic dropped to 5th, Andy Murray continues to lead

ATP Men's Singles Rankings: Novak Djokovic dropped to 5th, Andy Murray continues to lead

Briton Andy Murray remains top ahead of Rafael Nadal with Roger Federer third.

Jul 31, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
Novak Djokovic to miss rest of the season with elbow injury

Novak Djokovic to miss rest of the season with elbow injury

Djokovic posted the video shortly before a news conference at which he explained his decision in more detail.

Jul 26, 2017, 18:57 PM IST
Novak Djokovic has bone bruise; unlikely to play US Open

Novak Djokovic has bone bruise; unlikely to play US Open

Djokovic got injured during his Wimbledon 2017 quarter-final clash against Tomas Berdych on July 12 as the Serb hit his forehand wide and into the tramlines.

Jul 24, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Andy Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four

Andy Roddick reflects on career spent in vacuum of Big Four

International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Andy Roddick said on Saturday he was honoured to have played in the era of the Big Four, but also acknowledged that they caused him no end of frustration during his career.

Jul 23, 2017, 20:12 PM IST
ATP Rankings: Roger Federer breaks into top 3 after claiming eighth Wimbledon title

ATP Rankings: Roger Federer breaks into top 3 after claiming eighth Wimbledon title

This is the first time that the Swiss international has advanced into the top-3 in 11 months. It was back in August 22, 2016 that Federer had slipped down a spot to No. 4 and then on missing the rest of the season, he found himself to as low as No. 17.

Jul 17, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza joins elite group of Spaniards who have clinched singles title at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza joins elite group of Spaniards who have clinched singles title at All England Club

After a tight and tense first set which witnessed Muguruza's strong and relentless returnings to crack the Venus code, the young Spaniard took down her experienced opponent 6-0 in the second set to lift the Venus Rosewater dish

Jul 16, 2017, 12:31 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes favourite to win record eighth title as other big stars crash out before semis

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes favourite to win record eighth title as other big stars crash out before semis

Federer will next face Berdych in the semis. In the other semi-final, Querrey will take on Cilic.

Jul 13, 2017, 10:25 AM IST