Novak Djokovic

Thiem’s 300th Victory Lifts Him To ATP Finals Title Match

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Nitto ATP Finals have been celebrating their 50th anniversary edition this week in London. Despite the tournament taking place behind closed doors without fans at The O2 Arena for the final time […]

Djokovic In London: Right Shots, Right Time, Game On

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 20, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When five-time champion Novak Djokovic and 2018 champion Alexander Zverev squared off at the Nitto ATP Finals Friday afternoon in London, the objective facing each was clear: Win and move on to Saturday’s […]

London Battle Between Two Titans Goes to Medvedev

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With a Nitto ATP Finals semifinal berth on the line, World No. 1 and top seed Novak Djokovic came into his Wednesday evening skirmish against World No. 5 Daniil Medvedev owning a 4-2 head-to-head advantage. […]

Untouchable Djokovic Begins Quest For 6th ATP Finals Title

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Five-time ATP Finals champion and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and World No. 9 Diego Schwartzman, making his Nitto ATP Finals debut, have already met twice during the pandemic-interrupted 2020 season and five […]

Djokovic Clinches Year-End No. 1 In ATP Rankings

LONDON, November 6, 2020 (ATP Press Release) Novak Djokovic has clinched the year-end No. 1 FedEx ATP Ranking for a record-equalling sixth time, after the Sofia Open draw was published on Friday. At 33 years of age, Djokovic also sets […]

Djokovic Books Quarterfinal Berth In Vienna

STARNBERG/VIENNA, October 28, 2020 Novak Djokovic continued his quest for a record-tying sixth year-end No. 1 ranking following a 7-6(11), 6-3 win over Borna Coric of Croatia on Wednesday in the second round of the Erste Bank Open. The 33-year-old […]

Djokovic, Thiem Begin Title Bid In Vienna

STARNBERG/VIENNA, October 27, 2020 World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and defending champion Dominic Thiem began their title bid at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna on Tuesday with straight-set victories. In his first match at the Stadthalle since defeating Stan […]

Djokovic: ‘It Will Be A Big Challenge To Win In Vienna!’

STARNBERG/VIENNA, October 26, 2020 In a press conference on Sunday with Dominic Thiem, Austria’s Vice Chancellor and Sports Minister Werner Kogler and Erste Bank Open 500 tournament director Herwig Straka, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic looked back on his Vienna […]

Lucky No. 13: Nadal Saves Best For Last At Roland Garros

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) While it’s arguable that Sunday’s performance under a closed roof at Court Philippe-Chatrier was his finest French Open victory, Rafael Nadal made quite a statement for himself – especially for someone who already […]

Swiatek: Achieving The Extraordinary By Winning Roland Garros

WASHINGTON, October 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In the period of one Paris fortnight, 19-year-old Iga Swiatek went from being unseeded at Roland Garros to cracking the Top 20 after her remarkable French Open victory Saturday. During the short span […]