Novak Djokovic

‘There was no clarity’ – Alexander Zverev backs Novak Djokovic in visa row

Alexander Zverev has backed Novak Djokovic, insisting that the Australian government failed to provide clarity over the visa issue that saw him deported.Djokovic is...

Australian handling of Novak Djokovic described as ‘total b***sh*t’ by legend

John McEnroe has described Australia's handling of the Novak Djokovic visa situation as 'total b***sh*t'.Djokovic is unvaccinated, but travelled to Melbourne after being he...

COMMENT: Novak Djokovic the victim of ugly deportation saga, not the creator

The Australian Open gets underway under a serious cloud on Monday after world number one Novak Djokovic was deported.Since Djokovic announced on social media...

Potential implications for Novak Djokovic as French Sports Ministry state – ‘No vaccine, no entry’

The French Ministry for Sport have announced a strict 'no vaccine, no entry' rule for the foreseeable future which could have further implications for...

More Novak Djokovic confusion as government claim he ‘did not have a legitimate exemption’

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has claimed Novak Djokovic never had a 'legitimate exemption' to enter Australia - he just thought he did.Djokovic announced at...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I hope we can all now focus on the game and tournament I love’

Novak Djokovic has spoken of his 'extreme disappointment' at the decision to prevent him from playing in the Australian Open.Djokovic was all set to...

Novak Djokovic out of the Australian Open as court dismisses visa appeal

Novak Djokovic will be unable to defend his Australian Open title after the Federal Court upheld the decision to cancel his visa.Djokovic travelled to...

‘The Australian Open will be great with or without Novak Djokovic,’ says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says he is 'tired' of the Novak Djokovic situation and the Australian Open will be great whether or not the world number...

Novak Djokovic Australian Open defence back in hands of court after visa cancelled again

The prospects of Novak Djokovic appearing at the 2022 Australian Open are with the courts again after his visa was cancelled for a second...

‘I won’t kick Novak while he’s down’ – Andy Murray pleads for quick resolution to visa saga

Andy Murray says he has no intention of ‘kicking Novak Djokovic while he’s down’ over the Serbian’s visa issues and has urged Australian to...

Australian Open draw: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal potential semi-final opponents

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have been drawn in the same half of the draw for the Australian Open, with both facing tough routes...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I just want the opportunity to compete at Australian Open’

Novak Djokovic has released a lengthy statement answering queries regarding his Covid infection and asked he simply be allowed to play tennis.The world number...

‘What more could he have done?’ – Novak Djokovic wins Australian visa appeal

An Australian judge has ordered that world number one Novak Djokovic be freed immediately and has quashed the cancellation of his visa. Djokovic has been...

‘No one is above the rules’ – Australian Prime Minister backs Novak Djokovic decision

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has backed the decision to deny Novak Djokovic entry to Australia, saying 'rules are rules'.Djokovic travelled to Melbourne with 'exemption...

Novak Djokovic failed to provide ‘proof’ of valid exemption, says Australian official

Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt has explained the decision to deny Novak Djokovic a visa that would have allowed him to defend his Australian...

‘Australia doesn’t deserve a Grand Slam’ – ATP ace rages over Novak Djokovic snub

Former quarter-finalist Tennys Sandgren has blasted the Australian Open over their treatment of Novak Djokovic.Djokovic sensationally had his visa cancelled at Melbourne airport on...

Novak Djokovic Australian Open defence in tatters over controversial visa row

Novak Djokovic has been denied entry to Australia as his participation in the first Grand Slam of the season took another twist.Earlier this week...

Novak Djokovic confirms he will play Australian Open with vaccination exemption

World Number One Novak Djokovic confirmed he will play the Australian Open without vaccination under a medical exemption. The tournament, in keeping with local rules,...

Alexander Zverev turns the tide against Medvedev to win ATP Finals

It was an obstacle he needed to  overcome and Alexander Zverev did it in style. He beat World Number Two Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4...

Alexander Zverev and Daniil Medvedev to fight for a second ATP Finals crown

World Number Three Alexander Zverev set up a mouthwatering ATP Finals rematch against Daniil Medvedev after beating Novak Djokovic.It took Zverev more than two...

Daniil Medvedev swats Casper Ruud aside to make the final in Turin

Casper Ruud, playing his maiden ATP Finals tournament, didn't have the weapons or the confidence to bruise World Number Two Daniil Medvedev in their...

Casper Ruud pulls off the upset to make the last four

He'd been beaten on all four occasions he has faced Andrey Rublev but the young Norwegian, Casper Ruud, managed to turn it around in...

Young guns to battle it out for the last ATP Finals semi spot

Andrey Rublev takes on Casper Ruud in the final day of Green Group action with both men attempting to make it the semi finals...

Alexander Zverev blows Hurkacz away to land semi final spot

All Alexander Zverev needed was a win over his opponent to secure his place in the semis of the ATP Finals and he did...

Norrie not sorry despite losing to Ruud in debut ATP Finals match

Cameron Norrie provided thrills and spills in a late-night entertainer on his ATP Finals debut but couldn't get the win.Casper Ruud, who lost his...

Novak Djokovic through to semis after schooling Andrey Rublev

The World Number One, looking for his sixth ATP Finals crown, made light work of Andrey Rublev in his second Round Robin match with...

Down but not out, Stefanos Tsitsipas vows to step it up

The 2019 ATP Finals champion, Stefanos Tsitsipas, was given a wake-up call by Andrey Rublev in his first match at this year's tournament but...

Novak Djokovic retirement statement sets tongues wagging

Following victory over Casper Ruud in his opening match at the ATP Finals, rumours were abound that Novak Djokovic had laid out his retirement...

Another victory, another record in sight for Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic put down a marker of his intent with a 7-6 (4), 6-2 straight sets win over Casper Ruud in his first match at...

FEATURE: The best Novak Djokovic matches of a glittering 2021 season

Novak Djokovic may have been denied history at the US Open, but that does not detract from the brilliant season he has had.

Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic to return; Andy Murray finally gets kind opener

Novak Djokovic will make his return to the ATP Tour against either Marton Fucsovics or Fabio Fognini at the Paris Masters.Djokovic has not played...

‘That’s his right!’ – Grand Slam legend backs Novak Djokovic over vaccination stance

Grand Slam legend Boris Becker has defended Novak Djokovic, insisting it is 'his right' to decide not to reveal whether or not he has...

‘I liked what he said about this’ – Daniil Medvedev backs Novak Djokovic vaccination stance

Daniil Medvedev has offered his backing to Novak Djokovic following the Serbian's comments on vaccinations.Djokovic was asked his vaccination status by the press and...

‘Novak Djokovic is the strongest in history,’ says ATP ace

Lorenzo Sonego has described Novak Djokovic as the 'strongest player in history' when you look at everything he has won.Debate rages among tennis fans...

‘I still don’t know’ – Novak Djokovic says he can’t commit to Australian Open defence yet

Defending champion Novak Djokovic says he is still unable to say whether or not he will play the 2022 Australian Open.The world number one...

‘It is a private matter’ – Novak Djokovic coy on vaccination status

Novak Djokovic says he will not reveal his vaccination status as he trusts neither the media nor society to judge it reasonably.Vaccination status has...

Novak Djokovic confirms schedule for remainder of season with three tournaments planned

Novak Djokovic has confirmed he will play three more tournaments this season as he prepares to return to the ATP Tour.Djokovic has not played...

‘Novak is with us!’ – Compatriot says Djokovic will lead Serbia in 2021 Davis Cup

Novak Djokovic looks set headline team Serbia at the Davis Cup this year after Filip Krajinovic claimed it was already agreed.Djokovic has not played...

Novak Djokovic ‘will play until the end of the season,’ claims respected source

Novak Djokovic 'will play until the end of the season,' according to respected journalist Sasa Ozmo.Djokovic has had a monumental year, winning the first...

‘Novak Djokovic is amazing’ – Academy coach offers unique insight on Serbian

Former ATP ace Younes El Aynaoui has heaped praise on Novak Djokovic for the work he does at his academy.The Morroccan is a coach...

Novak Djokovic urged to commit to Australian Open despite likely vaccination requirement

Doubles legend Todd Woodbridge hopes Novak Djokovic does not let anything stop him competing at the Australian Open in January.The Australian government are notoriously...

‘Look at the numbers – Novak Djokovic is the best of all time,’ says former ATP ace

Former Croatian star Nikola Pilic says the numbers alone objectively tell anyone that Novak Djokovic is the greatest of all time.Djokovic has had a...

‘Roger Federer is tennis, but Novak Djokovic is better,’ says Italian legend

Italian Davis Cup legend Paolo Bertolucci believes that although Roger Federer is the most iconic player of all time, Novak Djokovic is the best.Djokovic...

Ivan Ljubicic: ‘I wouldn’t be surprised if Novak Djokovic does not play again this season’

Ivan Ljubicic believes Novak Djokovic may opt not to play again this season following his US Open disappointment.Djokovic has had an incredible year, winning...

‘A new incredible player will surpass our records,’ predicts Roger Federer

Roger Federer says he believes an 'incredible player' will come along and surpass the achievements of the big three.Federer, along with Rafael Nadal and...

‘I thought Novak Djokovic was immortal – I’m sorry he didn’t get the Grand Slam,’ says ATP star

Lorenzo Musetti says he felt 'sorry' for Novak Djokovic in the US Open final as he felt the Serbian 'absolutely deserved' the Grand Slam.Djokovic...

COMMENT: Novak Djokovic legacy missed the piece he hoped for, but got the piece he deserved

From the moment Novak Djokovic beat Alexander Zverev to reach the final of the US Open, you knew that he was just one win...

‘I was cramping’ – Daniil Medvedev says he was close to breakdown before sealing US Open win

US Open champion Daniil Medvedev admitted he was on the verge of physical breakdown when he beat Novak Djokovic in the final.Medvedev beat the...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I was subpar, but I have to be proud of what we achieved this year’

Novak Djokovic admitted he was 'subpar' in his US Open final defeat, but attributed it to fatigue.Djokovic was clearly short of his usual high...

‘You guys touched my soul’ – Tearful Novak Djokovic thanks US Open crowd

Novak Djokovic thanked the New York crowd for 'touching his soul' after he lost the US Open final to Daniil Medvedev.Djokovic has not always...

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Daniil Medvedev can ‘dominate for the next five years,’ says former world number one

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