Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon: Where Champions Are Born

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, June 27, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The Wimbledon Championships have arrived. Monday begins the 135th edition of Wimbledon. The event’s history dates back to 1877, with the first women’s singles championship staged in 1884. This is the 54th Wimbledon […]

Djokovic In Prime Position To Successfully Defend Wimbledon Title

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, June 25, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Six-time champion Novak Djokovic appears to be in prime position to successfully defend his Wimbledon championship. After all, the World No. 3 from Serbia, who has won the last three men’s Wimbledon crowns, […]

Nadal Wins Roland Garros Thriller Over Djokovic

PARIS/WASHINGTON, May 31, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The blockbuster quarterfinal clash between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the French Open Tuesday evening is one that every tennis fan around the world had looked forward to with great anticipation since […]

Djokovic Caps Perfect Rome Week, Wins Sixth Title

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 15, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) With the No. 1 ranking, a career 1,000th victory and the top seed at Roland Garros all secured – what he later labeled as a perfect week – Novak Djokovic entered his fourth […]

Djokovic A Win Away From Retaining World No. 1 Ranking In Rome

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 12, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Top seed Novak Djokovic played at a high level and gave an impressive performance worthy of his World No. 1 ranking. It  lasted 74 minutes – and could have gone longer if needed […]

Djokovic Starts Roman Run With Impressive Win

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Five-time Internazionali BNL d’Italia champion Novak Djokovic has never lost before the quarterfinals in Rome. He’s in his record-extending 369th week as World No. 1. Tuesday afternoon on Court Centrale, Djokovic played like […]

Alcaraz: What A Difference A Year Makes In Madrid

MADRID/WASHINGTON, May 6, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Three career head-to-head meetings may be premature to constitute a rivalry in tennis. But don’t tell that to anyone. Least of all the fans who filled Manolo Santana Stadium at the Mutua Madrid […]

Djokovic Goes To 18-0 Against Monfils, Advances In Madrid

MADRID/WASHINGTON, May 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) France’s Gaël Monfils faced a Sisyphean task of trying to find a way to beat World No. 1 Novak Djokovic when they met Tuesday afternoon in their second-round match at the Mutua Madrid […]

Djokovic In Belgrade: “I Apologise To The Audience!”

BELGRADE/STARNBERG, April 25, 2022 World No. 8 Andrey Rublev defeated Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-7, 6-0 to win the Serbia Open’s Easter final on Sunday. Despite incredible support from approximately 8,500 tennis lovers on Centre Court, the World No. 1 failed […]