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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Novak Djokovic

All time
# US Open
Williams rinses Sharapova while Federer survives surprise scare to progress
Despite contrasting first-round matches at the US Open, the two all-timers progressed.
# Flushing Meadows
Djokovic coasts into second round at US Open
Elsewhere, French Open champion Ashleigh Barty and third seed Karolina Pliskova struggled but ultimately advanced.
# roger that
'This will take some time to recover from physically'
Novak Djokovic prevailed against Roger Federer in the longest ever final played at Wimbledon.
# Sw19
Djokovic beats Federer in longest-ever Wimbledon final for fifth title
The world number one moves to 16 Grand Slam wins after another Centre Court classic.
# marching on
Defending champion Djokovic storms into sixth Wimbledon final
The world number one will face either Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s decider.
# easy as you like
Djokovic barely breaks sweat as defending champion cruises into semi-finals
David Goffin was swatted aside with minimal fuss on Centre Court.
# Day Three
Djokovic roars into third round as Wimbledon title defence gathers pace
Last year’s beaten finalist Kevin Anderson also progressed on Wednesday.
# Going Home
Wawrinka suffers shock Wimbledon exit to the tallest man in tennis
21-year-old American Reilly Opelka claimed the biggest victory of his career after an epic five sets in today’s second round meeting.
# Sw19
Second seed Osaka crashes out of Wimbledon, Djokovic safely through
The 2019 championships at SW19 has its first upset.
# over and out
Thiem ends Djokovic's bid for history by setting up French Open final against Nadal
Djokovic was bidding to join Rod Laver in the Grand Slam history books, but came up short on Saturday.
# Fab Four
Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal
A fourth French Open semi-final awaits the Austrian, but to claim the title he will have to be at his very best.
# Roland Garros
Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final
The world number one will meet Austrian Dominic Thiem after defeating Alexander Zverev in straight sets.
# wipe out
Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache
No play was possible at Roland Garros on Wednesday.
# Wrap
Djokovic storms into 10th successive French Open quarter-final as Halep also progresses
The world number one comfortably defeated Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff.
# battle hardened
Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open
The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.
# Roland Garros
Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker
The world number one is chasing his second ‘Novak Slam’.
# no love lost
Kyrgios tears into 'cringeworthy' Djokovic and 'super salty' Nadal
In contrast, Roger Federer received glowing praise.
# Tennis
Djokovic overpowers Tsitsipas for first clay title in three years in Spain
World number one Novak Djokovic was in fine form as he overcame Stefanos Tsitsipas to seal his 33rd ATP Masters 1000 title in Madrid.
# another one...
Djokovic dismantles Nadal to win seventh Australian Open title
Top seed Novak Djokovic eased to a straight-sets victory over Rafael Nadal in a one-sided final at the Australian Open.
# Take a Bow
Djokovic loses just four games en route to setting up mouth-watering Nadal final
The world number one continued his quest for a record seventh title as he overcame Lucas Pouille.
# in the hunt
Djokovic survives scare to advance to Australian Open quarter-finals
The Serb triumphed in an exhausting match against Daniil Medvedev.
# australian open
Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on Down Under but there are scares elsewhere
Osaka and Svitolina were put through their paces.
# Man at Work
Nadal happy with new serve after comfortable win
The Spanish ace looked good in beating a local wildcard.
# knows the score
'It hurts me as his long-time friend, colleague, rival': Djokovic sympathises with 'legend' Murray
As Andy Murray prepares for his last Australian Open, Novak Djokovic has sympathy for his friend given his own struggles with injury.
# Sent Packing
'What happened? I lost the match. That's it': Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open 10 days before the year's first Grand Slam
Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut came from a set down to beat the world number one in the semi-final.
# Novak Djokovic
'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes
The first Grand Slam event of the year begin on 14 January when the Australian Open commences.
# No messing
'It was a very quick decision': Federer reveals he turned down invite to Saudi exhibition
As Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic consider their involvement in an exhibition in Saudi Arabia, Roger Federer confirmed he too was invited.
# Confused
Djokovic has sympathy for Serena, but does not see double standards in tennis
The Serbian was left puzzled by a statement released by the WTA.
# Take a Bow
Djokovic wins third US Open to equal Sampras on 14 Grand Slams
The 31-year-old missed last year’s tournament with an elbow injury which sent his career into a mini-crisis.
# Impressive
Djokovic dominates Nishikori in straight sets to book US Open final date with Del Potro
Novak Djokovic produced a clinical display against Kei Nishikori to set up a final with Juan Martin del Potro.
# it's getting hot in here
Djokovic reaches US Open semis but calls for action after 'sweat break' in sauna-like conditions
Australia’s John Millman had to ask the umpire to stop play so he could change his sweat-soaked clothes.
# lucky number 13
Emotional Djokovic powers past Anderson to claim fourth Wimbledon title
The Serb moves fourth on the all-time list of male Grand Slam winners.
# classic
Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final
Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.
# bedtime
Djokovic leads Nadal as Wimbledon semi-final halted for the night
We go again tomorrow.
# Marathon
Nadal takes just under five hours to clinch Wimbledon semi-final spot as Raonic bows out
Rafael Nadal played out a five-set epic Juan Martin del Potro on centre court.
# Sw19
Djokovic into Wimbledon semi-final, blasts 'unnecessary' warnings
The 12-time major winner prevailed despite picking up two code violations and accusing the umpire of “double standards”.
# Quiet Please
Novak Djokovic criticises 'coughing and whistling' fans at Wimbledon
The three-time Wimbledon champion described the crowd’s reaction as ‘unnecessary.’
# french open
Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course
Zverev has reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final, while Djokovic cruises into his 12th French Open quarter.
# perspective
Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'
The Serb advanced to the third round of the French Open but was far from his best.
# Upset
British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open
23-year-old Kyle Edmund claimed the win after a thrilling contest this afternoon.