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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Novak Djokovic

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# Roland Garros
Federer loses cool, Djokovic in cruise control, as big guns make last 32 at French Open
Djokovic continued his bid for a 19th Grand Slam title with a comfortable straight-sets win, while Federer became entangled in a rare dispute.
# Roland Garros
Djokovic hails 'bold, brave' Osaka for French Open withdrawal
Osaka refused to attend post-match press conferences, and revealed the depression she has been suffering since 2018.
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in same half of French Open draw
In the women’s draw, defending champion Iga Swiatek opens against Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan.
# Upset
Dan Evans stuns Novak Djokovic to reach Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals
The British number is now in the quarter-finals of a Masters event for the first time, where he will face David Goffin
# King of Melbourne Park
Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title
Djokovic’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory brought him an 18th grand slam title.
# Melbourne
Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final
The world number one ended Aslan Karatsev’s remarkable run in straight sets.
# abdominal injury
Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals
The world number one came from a set down to defeat Alexander Zverev and set up a clash with qualifier Aslan Karatsev.
# Gamble
Novak Djokovic understands risk of exacerbating injury at Australian Open
The world number one defied an abdominal injury to beat Milos Raonic.
# tough to stomach
Injury may force Novak Djokovic to withdraw from Australian Open
The injury came during a bizarre third-round encounter which was suspended to clear fans before the state-wide lockdown began at midnight.
# Battle
Djokovic survives first major test as Tiafoe digs deep at Australian Open
Former champion Stan Wawrinka missed three match points in a dramatic five-set loss to Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics.
# Tension
Djokovic has 'not much respect' for Kyrgios off the court
The Australian has waged a running battle with the Serb in recent times.
# Shaken Vak
Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'
Nick Kyrgios called the world number one a ‘tool’.
# Backlash
New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.
# no sympathy
'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints
72 players are not allowed leave their hotel rooms for the next two weeks, while Novak Djokovic has sent tournament organisers a list of demands.
# structures
Djokovic supports domestic violence policy in tennis following allegations against opponent
Germany’s Alexander Zverev denies abuse claims made by his ex-girlfriend.
# shock result
Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world
Lorenzo Sonego won the quarter-final of the Vienna ATP tournament 6-2, 6-1.
# Number One
Djokovic set to emulate 'childhood hero' as he virtually assures year-end top ranking for sixth time
The 33-year-old Serb is poised to equal Pete Sampra’s record.
# emphatic
Nadal crushes Djokovic to clinch French Open and equal Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles
The Spaniard won the final 6-0, 6-2, 7-5.
Djokovic books blockbuster French Open final against old rival Nadal
The world number one defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to progress to the decider.
# Worry
Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again
The world number one racked up his 35th win of 2020 today.
# french open
Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call
Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.
# In A New York Minute
Djokovic eager to put US Open controversy behind him in Rome
The world No 1 struck a line judge with a ball hit in frustration in New York.
# Apology
Novak Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ after US Open disqualification
The star said he felt ‘sad and empty’ after his quest for an 18th grand slam title ended when he was defaulted for hitting a line judge with a ball.
# US Open
Kyrgios trolls Djokovic with Twitter poll on ban
Kyrgios was quick to have his say after Djokovic was sensationally disqualified.
# Woe
Djokovic to lose ranking points, $250,000 prize money after US Open DQ
A statement from the US Tennis Association detailed the immediate sanctions.
# Controversy
Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball
The top seed and 17-time grand slam champion had just dropped serve to trail Spanish opponent Pablo Carreno Busta 6-5.
# novak okay
'I am not afraid of being in a dangerous health situation' - Djokovic to play at US Open
The Serbian star also defended his controversial Adria Tour, which led to a cluster of Covid-19 cases.
# return of the joker
'Excited' Djokovic confirms US Open participation
The Serb said he had completed ‘all the check-up’s and was fully recovered from coronavirus.
# Spat
'Intellectual level of zero' - Nick Kyrgios fires back at Borna Coric
Kyrgios has been waging a social media battle with those who played on the Adria Tour.
# Covid-19
Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus
The couple had been self isolating since returning to Belgrade from Zadar in Croatia.
# Regrets
'A mistake' - Thiem apologises for behaviour in the ill-fated Adria Tour
The world number three has tested negative for Covid-19 five times since leaving the Balkans.
# djokovid
'Stupidity... this takes the cake' - Djokovic mauled over coronavirus 'horror show'
Djokovic and several other players tested positive for coronavirus following an exhibition tennis tournament.
# Emotional
Novak Djokovic breaks down in tears at Belgrade event
The 33-year-old failed to make the final in the first leg of his Balkans charity tennis tournament.
# Covid-19
'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis
The world number one says his opposition to vaccination might be a problem once tennis resumes.
# player relief fund
Djokovic says tennis' 'big three' plan to help lowest-ranked players
Djokovic, Federer and Nadal have been looking into organising financial aid for others.
# Wizard of Oz
Defending champion Djokovic dominates injury-hit Federer to reach Australian Open final
The Serbian’s bid for an eighth title in Melbourne roars on.
# giveth and taketh
Tearful Troicki says sorry as Serbia suffer heartbreaking Davis Cup defeat to Russia
Serbia had hoped to mark Janko Tipsarevic’s farewell by winning the Davis Cup, but Russia ruined those plans in Madrid on Friday.
# last 16
Djokovic bows out of US Open with shoulder injury
The Serb says he had been experiencing constant pain in his shoulder in recent weeks. Serena Williams had an injury scare of her own as she marched through to the quarters.
# US Open
Djokovic and Federer ease through at US Open while Medvedev wins despite meltdown
Neither Novak Djokovic nor Roger Federer dropped a set in the US Open third round.
# battling through
Serena and Federer rally to win while Djokovic injured during victory at rainy US Open
Serena Williams got a scare before ousting 17-year-old US wildcard Caty McNally.