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# Novak Djokovic

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# latest
Novak Djokovic’s wife thanks fans for ‘sending love to my husband’ in Australia
Meanwhile, the tennis star’s former coach says he is making a ‘big mistake’ if he does not get vaccinated.
# Tennis
Novak Djokovic has been ‘crucified’ and is ‘prisoner’ in Australia, says father
The Serbian is awaiting the outcome of an appeal against the decision by the Australian Border Force (ABF) to cancel his entry visa and deport him.
# uncomfortable
Melbourne 'maggot-fame hotel' at centre of Djokovic vaccine saga
The nine-time Australian Open champion has been stripped of his entry visa by border control agents.
# Challenge
Nadal says Djokovic knew the risks: 'He made his own decisions'
The Serb has launched a court challenge to stay in the country and play at this month’s Australian Open where both he and Nadal would be chasing a record 21st Grand Slam title.
# unforced error
Australia agrees to delay Djokovic's deportation until after Monday court hearing
The men’s tennis world No 1 is currently being held at an immigration detention facility in Melbourne.
# Novak Djokovic
Australia cancels Novak Djokovic visa for failing to meet strict entry requirements
Djokovic landed in Melbourne this evening.
# double fault
Novak Djokovic's entry to Australia now in doubt due to visa mix-up
Australian media reports said the nine-time Australian Open champion may have submitted a request for the wrong type of visa.
# Controversy
Djokovic got 'no special favour' for jab exemption, says Australian Open boss
Craig Tiley has defended the integrity of the process that reviewed Djokovic’s exemption application.
# Land down under
Novak Djokovic reveals he has medical exemption to play in Australian Open
The defending champion has refused to confirm if he has been vaccinated against Covid-19.
# game set and vax
'Quite a bit to play out' in Djokovic saga: Australian Open chief
Djokovic has refused to say if he’s vaccinated against Covid-19.
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# Melbourne Rebel
Djokovic mystery deepens as stars arrive ahead of Australian Open
To enter Australia, the nine-time champion and members of his entourage have to be vaccinated.
# game set and jabs
Djokovic on entry list for Australian Open, no Serena
The defending champion had refused to reveal whether he was inoculated against coronavirus, a requirement to play.
# backing
Djokovic 'fully' supports WTA's China decision over Peng
Calls have grown for other sports organisations to take action.
# decisions decisions
Djokovic expresses doubts about playing in Australian Open over vaccine status
Tournament officials have said unvaccinated players are unlikely to be allowed to enter the country for the event.
# US Open
Daniil Medvedev stuns Novak Djokovic to take US Open title
The Russian is the first of his generation to beat one of the Djokovic-Federer-Nadal triumvirate in a major final.
# success
Medvedev advances to US Open final as Djokovic eyes Slam
The 2019 US Open runner-up reached his third Grand Slam final by eliminating 12th seed Auger-Aliassime.
# Wrap
Djokovic tested but wins at US Open to advance Slam quest
World number one Djokovic rallied past 99th-ranked Jenson Brooksby.
# Arthur Ashe Stadium
Djokovic moves on at US Open as top-ranked Barty ousted
With a fourth career US Open trophy, Djokovic would complete the first men’s singles sweep of major titles in the same year since Rod Laver in 1969.
# slam talk
Novak Djokovic survives scare to keep calendar slam bid on track at US Open
The world number one lost the second set but prevailed in four as teenage opponent Holger Rune succumbed to cramping.
# Flushing Meadows
Zverev will try to foil Djokovic Slam bid, top-ranked Barty advances to second round at US Open
Tokyo Olympic champion Alexander Zverev warned he’s aiming to deny top-ranked Novak Djokovic the calendar-year Grand Slam.
# Empire State of Mind
Who can deny Djokovic an historic Slam? The talking points ahead of the US Open
The Serb is chasing the calendar year Grand Slam at Flushing Meadows.
# tokyo 2020
Angry Djokovic misses out on Olympic medal as Carreno Busta takes bronze
The world number one hurled one racket into the stands and smashed another in a 6-4 6-7 (6) 6-3 defeat.
# Alexander the Great
Zverev ends Djokovic's Golden Slam hopes with comeback win at Olympics
Zverev is looking to become the first German to win singles gold since Steffi Graf in Seoul.
# landing soon
Djokovic sets sights on history as he commits to Tokyo Olympics
Djokovic is seeking the first ever Golden Grand Slam by a male player.
# Winner winner
'A special era of champions' and 'an absolute masterclass' - praise for Wimbledon champion Djokovic
A record-equalling 20th Grand Slam and a sixth Wimbledon title for the Serb.
# Take a Bow
Novak Djokovic makes history as he triumphs at Wimbledon
He overcame Italy’s Matteo Berrettini and lost just two sets during the entire championship.
# Final bound
Novak Djokovic moves another step closer to third consecutive Wimbledon title
Djokovic was under intense pressure for two sets but emerged a 7-6 (3) 7-5 7-5 winner over Denis Shapovalov.
# Wrap
Serious questions over Federer's future, Djokovic reaches 10th Wimbledon semi-final
The eight-time Wimbledon champion and 20-time Grand Slam title winner lost 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-0 to a Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz.
# Manic Monday
Djokovic into 50th Slam last-eight, Kerber brushes aside Gauff
Ons Jabeur led a host of first timers to reach the last-eight landmark on ‘Manic Monday’.
# latest
Djokovic marches on after 75th Wimbledon win as history-making Jabeur beats sickness to make last 16
World number one Djokovic is chasing a record-equalling 20th major at Wimbledon.
# Centre Court
Defending champion Novak Djokovic survives falls to march on at Wimbledon
The 34-year-old was flawless at times during a straight-sets win.
# Day One
Andy Murray wins first Wimbledon singles match since 2017
Elsewhere today at SW19, Novak Djokovic made a winning start and Stefanos Tsitsipas crashed out.
# Reaction
Djokovic reveals Wimbledon rival's father wanted him to be British
Roger Draper, the father of the 19-year-old wildcard, was once the chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association.
# sadness
Tsitsipas learned of grandmother's death minutes before French Open final
Novak Djokovic overturned a two-set deficit to win 6-7 (6/8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 and secure his 19th Grand Slam title.
# Happy Days
Djokovic makes history with 19th Grand Slam title in epic French Open final
The world number one became the first man in 52 years to win all four majors twice when he came from two sets down to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas.
# Eyes on the Prize
Novak Djokovic turns his attention to Tsitsipas after epic semi-final
The Serb handed Rafael Nadal just his third defeat at Roland Garros and will challenge for a 19th grand slam title at the French Open.
# Epic
Novak Djokovic overcomes Rafael Nadal in French Open classic to reach final
Djokovic came from a set down to end Nadal’s reign as champion.
# Roland Garros
Djokovic sets up Nadal reunion after curfew-interrupted French Open quarter-final
Matteo Berrettini was his quarter-final opponent.
# Roland Garros
Djokovic avoids upset against teenager Musetti while Nadal cruises past Sinner
Italian Musetti won the first two sets but ran out of energy as Djokovic stormed back to reach his 15th quarter-final at the French Open.
# Rising Stars
Young duo share French Open spotlight with record-breaker Novak Djokovic
‘I think we are the future of Italian tennis, and of tennis in general’, said Lorenzo Musetti of he and Jannik Sinner.