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Djokovic Explains His History Making Success

Novak Djokovic smashed the Grand Slam record by winning his 23rd Grand Slam today vs Casper Ruud in three sets, surpassing the 22 deadlock with Rafael Nadal. At his post match press conference, Djokovic pinpointed why he was able to become the undisputed greatest tennis player of all time… “I have always compared myself to […] Continue to read full article...

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Where Is The Djokovic Beast Mode?

By Scoop Malinowski Three-time defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic had a slow start today but eventually prevailed in four sets vs Songwoo Kwon 63 36 63 64 in his 2022 Wimbledon debut. But once again it was the subdued, passive, more neutral defensive version of Novak Djokovic, not the fire breathing, roaring, screaming dragon, which […] Continue to read full article...

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There is a creature who is hunting the most prestigious prize in the history of tennis – a calendar year Grand Slam fourth title at the US Open and the all time record of 21 Grand Slam singles titles won. This man began his professional career in 2003 as a hunter. By 2011 he was […] Continue to read full article...

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If you continued watching Roland Garros men’s final coverage minutes after Novak Djokovic conquered Stefanos Tsitsipas in five brutal sets, you saw one of the most beautiful moments in Grand Slam history. After the handshake, victory celebration, gestures of gratitude to a stadium giving him a standing ovation, and then a roar to his box, […] Continue to read full article...

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Facing Novak Djokovic

By Scoop Malinowski Novak Djokovic has played a higher level of tennis, above and beyond the great Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The Serbian marvel hasn’t lost to Federer in a Grand Slam since Wimbledon 2012 and he leads their head to head 27-23. Djokovic also leads Nadal in head to head duels 29-28 and […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic vs. the media

Novak Djokovic has long been a victim of unfair media coverage compared to Federer, Nadal and Williams. After beating Raonic last night, Djokovic discussed his mercurial relations with the world media… “That’s like opening Pandora’s box. If we begin to discuss that, we won’t finish this evening. Presumably there are millions of different reasons.” “Truthfully, […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic Career Is At Stake

By Scoop Malinowski By all evidence it appears to my senses Novak Djokovic is playing as if his tennis life is on the line. He survived Taylor Fritz 76 64 36 46 62 to advance to the fourth round and Milos Raonic. I assert Djokovic is a wounded, bloodied champion, still suffering the trauma of […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic Shows His Greatness Vs Agut

Novak Djokovic plays the best tennis I’ve ever seen. And he keeps on going like the machine man he is. Yesterday Djokovic looked a bit flat playing one of his most threatening rivals Roberto Bautista Agut, who had beaten him the last two times they played on hard court. Agut won the first set and […] Continue to read full article...




Novak Djokovic: The Hero Beyond Tennis

By Jayita A Belcourt With 16 Grand Slam Titles and 77 ATP Singles Titles to his name, Novak Djokovic has a lot to be proud of inside the realms of tennis. Known for his steely resolve, fiery personality and never say die attitude on the court, the world number 2 has carved himself as tough […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile: The Novak Djokovic Interview (2005)

P8200522 Status: ATP World No 1 ranked player Ht: 6-2 Wt: 176 DOB: May 22 1987 In: Belgrade Serbia (Note: This interview with an eighteen year old Djokovic was done at the US Open in 2005 after his first round five set duel with Gael Monfils) Tennis Heroes: "Well, Pete Sampras, he was always my idol. I always liked his game even if I don't have the same game as he does. I liked his attitude and the way he played. The way he act on the court I like a lot. He was concentrated a lot during all the matches. And he was playing the best tennis on the very important points, during the very important matches. That's what I liked about Pete Sampras. That's why he was always my idol. He finished his tennis career - I'm really sorry that I didn't have a chance to meet him and to play with him. But I hope in the next two years I will have a chance to meet him. And since he finished the tennis, I like a lot Federer's game and Safin. Safin actually played, not same, but similar game to mine - very aggressive and using all the opportunities. I had the chance to play against Safin in Australian Open and it was a great moment and a great experience, my first appearance on the big center court." Continue to read full article...

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