Novak Djokovic

‘Novak Djokovic is extraordinary – he is not as big an idol as he deserves to be,’ says Alex Corretja

Alex Corretja says Novak Djokovic is not recognised as 'the idol he deserves to be,' and that's a real shame. Djokovic won the Australian Open...

‘Novak Djokovic has spent years working on himself as a person,’ says former coach

A calm borne of focusing on personal emotional development is the secret behind the supreme mental strength of Novak Djokovic, says his former coach. Pepe...

‘Stop waiting for big three to retire and beat them,’ David Nalbandian tells top ATP youngsters

The top young players have been told to stop waiting for Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic to retire and start beating them...

Craig Tiley: Novak Djokovic’s ‘list of demands’ was a leaked WhatsApp message

Craig Tiley says the reported 'letter of demands' Novak Djokovic sent him was no more than a leaked WhatsApp 'open dialogue' containing suggestions. Djokovic came...

Marin Cilic: ‘It doesn’t matter whether Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, or Roger Federer wins Grand Slam race’

Marin Cilic says who wins the Grand Slam race between Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic will only matter to the history books,...

‘Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are very similar, Roger Federer is so quick,’ says former US Open champion

Former US Open champion Marin Cilic says Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have amazing intensity, while Roger Federer is the most athletic of the...

‘The Australian Open made it clear: Novak Djokovic is in a league of his own,’ says analyst

Novak Djokovic is in 'a league of his own,' says Sky Sports expert and former Germany Davis Cup captain Patrik Kuhnen, especially when it...

‘Novak Djokovic is made of something else!’ – Physio explains Serbian’s amazing Australian Open feat

Novak Djokovic 'is made of something else' says a physio who has explained he must had dealt with severe pain to win the Australian...

FEATURE: The top ten ATP Open Era greats listed by tournament win-percentage

Tennis is not short of great players achieving great feats, and that seems to be especially true in the modern era of Roger Federer,...

‘Naomi Osaka goes in for the kill like Novak Djokovic,’ says Boris Becker

Naomi Osaka can 'smell the big moment and go in for the kill,' says Boris Becker, who has likened her to Novak Djokovic. The Japanese...

‘Age is just a number – I still have a lot of gas left in me,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has warned his rivals he 'still has plenty of gas' left in the tank and he still sees himself retaining his current...

‘Daniil Medvedev was not able to retain his poise against Novak Djokovic,’ says Toni Nadal

Toni Nadal believes Daniil Medvedev ultimately crumbled under the pressure in the Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic. Medvedev was the form player going into...

Novak Djokovic on new record: ‘I am now going to focus all my attention on Grand Slams’

Novak Djokovic has confirmed he will risk his number one ranking in order to 'focus' on winning Grand Slams instead. In December, Djokovic said he...

‘He gives you no time to think’ – Daniil Medvedev explains difference between facing Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic

Daniil Medvedev says the difference between playing Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is that the Serbian deprives you of time to think. Medvedev has now...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I will revise my schedule – it rips my heart out to be away from my family’

Novak Djokovic says he will have to 'revise his schedule' this year to ensure he gets to spend time with his family. The past twelve...

‘If Novak Djokovic hadn’t hit the line judge, the US Open would have been the same outcome,’ says Andy Murray

Andy Murray says the younger players are 'nowhere near' to matching Novak Djokovic, and only a twist of fate stopped him winning the US...

‘I still believe Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal overtake Roger Federer,’ says Goran Ivanisevic

Goran Ivanisevic says he still backs both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic to win more Grand Slam titles than Roger Federer. Ivanisevic, who coaches Djokovic,...

‘I’ll have to take some time off to heal’ – Novak Djokovic confirms muscle tear has worsened

Novak Djokovic has revealed that continuing to play with an abdominal tear at the Australian Open has made the injury worse. Djokovic suffered the injury...

Boris Becker: ‘Novak Djokovic gave a mental and tactical masterclass in Australian Open final’

Novak Djokovic put on a 'mental and tactical masterclass' to neutralise Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final, says Boris Becker. Medvedev was riding a...

‘Novak Djokovic now poised to overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal,’ says Grand Slam legend

Boris Becker believes Novak Djokovic is now 'poised' to win the Grand Slam race after his latest Australian Open success. Djokovic claimed a ninth title...

‘Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal inspire me to keep going,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic says he will continue to play tennis at least as long as rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are. Djokovic has been locked...

‘Today was a masterpiece’ – Coach hails Novak Djokovic after he cements Australian Open legacy

Coach Goran Ivanisevic has described the performance Novak Djokovic produced in the Australian Open final as 'a masterpiece.' Djokovic defied both an injury and a...

‘Somebody upstairs sees the unfairness in the media to Novak Djokovic,’ says Goran Ivanisevic

Goran Ivanisevic has taken aim at the media for questioning the injury sustained by Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open. Djokovic won a ninth Australian...

COMMENT: Why Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open win must rank among his greatest achievements

When you have won as many major titles as Novak Djokovic, it becomes impossible to compare them in terms of sporting successes. Every Grand Slam...

Impossible to call Grand Slam race after Novak Djokovic Australian Open triumph, says analyst

Mats Wilander says it is impossible to predict who will win most Grand Slams after Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open. Djokovic maintained his perfect...

Mats Wilander: ‘Novak Djokovic is as difficult to beat at Australian Open as Rafael Nadal is at Roland Garros’

Novak Djokovic is as tough to beat at the Australian Open as Rafael Nadal is at the French Open says Mats Wilander. Nadal has won...

‘I felt it was unfair’ – Novak Djokovic confirms muscle tear before blasting media accusations

Novak Djokovic has confirmed that he suffered an oblique abdominal muscle tear at the Australian Open, and he has blasted the media for their...

Novak Djokovic: ‘It has been, emotionally, one of the toughest tournaments of my life’

Novak Djokovic has described the Australian Open as 'one of the toughest tournaments of his life' after winning the final. The world number one outclassed...

‘I’ll tell you a story…’ Daniil Medvedev shares amazing Novak Djokovic memory

Daniil Medvedev shared an anecdote about playing with Novak Djokovic as a youngster, while collecting his Australian Open runner-up trophy. World number one Djokovic won...

‘Not yet!’ – Defiant Novak Djokovic tells young players he and Rafael Nadal are still the men to beat

Novak Djokovic has told the younger players in the ATP that him, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer are still top dogs. Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev...

Novak Djokovic is the ‘King of Melbourne Park’ as he wins ninth Australian Open

Novak Djokovic has won his ninth Australian Open, after demolishing Russian Daniil Medvedev in three straight sets. It is the 18th Grand Slam title for...

‘I think they are going to kill each other!’ – Analyst expecting great Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev contest

Former world number two Alex Corretja says he is expecting a lengthy, competitive Australian Open final with Daniil Medvedev and Novak Djokovic likely to...

‘Novak Djokovic has the confidence to down Daniil Medvedev,’ says top analyst

Novak Djokovic has the confidence to win the Australian Open final, despite the Russian being 'out to cause hell' for him, says Mats Wilander. Djokovic...

‘Novak Djokovic couldn’t fake injury,’ says Daniil Medvedev ahead of Australian Open final

Daniil Medvedev has rubbished the idea that Australian Open final opponent Novak Djokovic would have 'faked' injury earlier in the tournament. Djokovic has been criticised...

‘Daniil Medvedev is the most difficult opponent Novak Djokovic could have,’ says Boris Becker

Former Grand Slam Champion Boris Becker has been looking ahead to the Australian Open final between world number one Novak Djokovic and in-form Daniil...

Daniil Medvedev ready to meet Novak Djokovic challenge: ‘When he is in the zone, he doesn’t miss’

Daniil Medvedev says he knows he will have to be at his absolute best to wrestle the Australian Open title from the grasp of...

‘There was a cloud of doubt’ – Novak Djokovic lifts lid on Australian Open injury struggles

Novak Djokovic says his Australian Open journey has 'tested him on many levels' but he is confident he is well-positioned to win the final. Djokovic...

‘I’m going to make you work your a**es off for my spot at the top,’ Novak Djokovic warns ATP stars

Novak Djokovic says he knows the younger players are coming to 'lead the future' of tennis, but he has warned them he won't just...

Novak Djokovic: ‘Stefanos Tsitsipas has no holes in his game – he is an all-round player’

Stefanos Tsitsipas has been described as a 'solid, all-round player with no holes in his game' by world number one Novak Djokovic. Tsitsipas produced the...

‘Daniil Medvedev is the player to beat right now,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has labelled Daniil Medvedev as 'the player to beat' right now due to the Russian's incredible winning streak. Medvedev heads into his Australian...

Novak Djokovic reveals he is making a documentary and it should be out ‘by the end of the year’

Novak Djokovic has revealed he is in the process of making a fly-on-the-wall documentary and it will be released by the end of 2021. The...

‘I have stretched myself to the limit,’ admits Novak Djokovic ahead of Australian Open final

Novak Djokovic has said he has had to 'stretch himself to the limit' to keep competing at the Australian Open. The world number one looked...

‘This is the best I have felt, I have no pain,’ says Novak Djokovic after semi-final win

Novak Djokovic is into yet another Australian Open final after a fine 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Aslan Karatsev in the semi-finals. Karatsev, the world...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I was strong and solid – everything worked terrifically’

Novak Djokovic said his semi-final win over Aslan Karatsev was his best performance in the Australian Open so far. Djokovic has had to battle injury...

‘Novak Djokovic is a predator – his achievement is significant,’ says former world number one

Former world number one Yevgeny Kafelnikov has hailed Novak Djokovic as he prepares to take a major tennis record. Djokovic is guaranteed to surpass Roger...

‘Novak Djokovic has been hard done by at Australian Open,’ says former top ten ace

Former top ten ace Alicia Molik says she hopes Novak Djokovic wins the Australian Open because the fans in Melbourne have been unfair on...

Novak Djokovic guaranteed to take huge Roger Federer record after Rafael Nadal loss

Rafael Nadal’s defeat to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Australian Open quarterfinals means Novak Djokovic is guaranteed history. Nadal was the only player who could prevent...

Rafael Nadal urges tennis to resist Novak Djokovic calls to adjust coronavirus plans

Rafael Nadal has urged the ATP and WTA to resist calls from Novak Djokovic to make the Tours more contained to cope with the...

VIDEO: Novak Djokovic produces sumptuous volleyed lob winner against Alexander Zverev

Novak Djokovic produced one of the most creative winners you are likely to see in his Australian Open win over Alexander Zverev. The world number...

‘I’m not proud of racquet smash, but it helped me,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic admitted he 'was not proud' of his racket smash in the Australian Open quarterfinal, but he believes it helped him win the...

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‘Novak Djokovic is extraordinary – he is not as big an idol as he deserves to be,’ says Alex Corretja

Alex Corretja says Novak Djokovic is not recognised as 'the idol he deserves to be,' and that's a real shame. Djokovic won the Australian Open...

ATP Tour accused of ‘conflict of interest’ by American ace: ‘Our board members do NOT serve tennis’

Reilly Opelka has backed John Isner in his criticism of the ATP Tour, alleging almost half of their board members have 'a conflict of...

‘Novak Djokovic has spent years working on himself as a person,’ says former coach

A calm borne of focusing on personal emotional development is the secret behind the supreme mental strength of Novak Djokovic, says his former coach. Pepe...

‘Iga Swiatek is a future number one,’ says top analyst as she clinches second career title

Iga Swiatek has claimed her second career title at Adelaide International after bursting onto the scene winning last year's French Open. Swiatek was a newcomer...