Novak Djokovic

Idemo! Djokovic Wins Ninth Australian Open Title

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 21, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Novak Djokovic entered the 2021 Australian Open final having won the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup eight times. They accounted for nearly half of his 17 Grand Slam singles titles. For the past decade, he’s […]

Djokovic Defeats Karatsev To Reach Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE/STARNBERG, February 18, 2021 Novak Djokovic came through his Australian Open semi-final against Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev in straight sets to stay on course for a record-extending ninth title at Melbourne Park. The top seed from Serbia ended the dream […]

Djokovic Fights Past Zverev To Reach Australian Open Semis

MELBOURNE/STARNBERG, February 16, 2021 Top seed Novak Djokovic booked his spot in the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday evening, as he overcame No. 6 seed Alexander Zverev of Germany 6-7(6), 6-2, 6-4, 7-6(8) under the lights on Rod Laver […]

Djokovic Sets Quarterfinal Clash With Zverev At Australian Open

MELBOURNE/STARNBERG, February 14, 2021 Defending champion Novak Djokovic allayed his pre-match fears over an abdominal injury to maintain his perfect record against Milos Raonic and reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. The 33-year-old Serbian beat the Canadian for the […]

Djokovic, Thiem Advance To Australian Open Third Round

MELBOURNE/STARNBERG, February 10, 2021 Last year’s Australian Open finalists, Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem, both recorded comfortable first round victories on Monday, and both continued that form into their second round matches on Wednesday. Djokovic fought past US-American Frances Tiafoe […]

Djokovic Dominates Chardy To Start Australian Open Title Defence

MELBOURNE/STARNBERG, February 8, 2021 Eight-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic began his title defence on Rod Laver Arena on Monday evening with a comfortable 6-3, 6-1, 6-2 win over France’s Jeremy Chardy. The World No. 1 sent down nine aces […]

Australian Open Draws Are Out, Let’s Play!

WASHINGTON, February 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The 2021 Australian Open draws are out, the countdown to Monday’s opening day is underway. Now, let the matches begin! The first major of the 2021 season, whose start date was pushed back […]

Rod Laver Arena Like Second Home for Djokovic

WASHINGTON, February 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Novak Djokovic has been a regular fixture in Melbourne this time of year. Rod Laver Arena is his home away from home. He’s compiled a 75-8 lifetime win-loss record competing in the Australian […]

Day At The Drive Featured Star Quality, Some Surprises

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Day at the Drive exhibition matches in Adelaide on Friday featured plenty of star quality. It included the much-anticipated return of women’s World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty plus the season debuts of […]