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US Open: Daniil Medvedev wins first Grand Slam title after defeating Novak Djokovic

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title by shattering Novak Djokovic’s hopes of completing a calendar sweep of the majors in a one-sided US Open final. Second seed Medvedev, 25, lost his two previous Grand Slam finals but was composed throughout a 6-4 6-4 6-4 win. World number one Djokovic had already won […]

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Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic wins 20th Grand Slam title by defeating Matteo Berrettini

Novak Djokovic joined Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on twenty Grand Slam wins when he claimed his sixth Wimbledon title against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini on Sunday. The 34-year-old Serb won 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-4 6-3 in front of a passionate and vocal 15,000 crowd on Centre Court. Seventh seed Berrettini, 25, received loud backing but […]

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French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas in thrilling final

Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in a thrilling French Open final on Sunday. Djokovic came back from two sets down in a grand slam final for the first time in his career. 22-year-old Greek star, Tsitsipas, appearing in only his first grand slam final, displayed experience and poise beyond his years to race into a […]

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Novak Djokovic thrashes Daniil Medvedev to win 9th Australian Open title

Novak Djokovic thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Open title. The world number one’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 triumph on Sunday under the lights at Rod Laver Arena secured his 18th Grand Slam title, bringing him within tantalising reach of Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal’s all-time men’s record of 20. Djokovic used superb […]

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Nadal wins 13th French Open title, equals Federer’s all-time record with 20th grand slam

Rafael Nadal inflicted one of the most humiliating defeats on great rival Novak Djokovic in the French Open final on Sunday, thrashing the world number one 6-0 6-2 7-5 to lift a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam men’s singles title. The triumph is an iconic moment in the history of men’s singles tennis as Nadal equalled […]

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Novak Djokovic’s U.S. Open journey ends abruptly for striking a line judge in the throat

Novak Djokovic’s U.S. Open journey ended abruptly on Sunday after the world number one was disqualified for striking a line judge in the throat. The dramatic moment came when the overwhelming title favourite reacted angrily to going 5-6 down to Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in the first set of their fourth-round encounter at an empty […]

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Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena test positive for coronavirus

World number one Novak Djokovic said Tuesday he had tested positive for coronavirus, the Serb star becoming the fourth player to contract the virus after taking part in his exhibition tennis tournament in the Balkans. Djokovic, who is “not showing any symptoms” according to a statement from his spokesperson, joins Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and […]

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Novak Djokovic wins record eighth Australian Open title

Novak Djokovic battled through intense pressure from Dominic Thiem to reassert his dominance at the Australian Open Sunday, claiming a record eighth title and returning to world number one in the process. The indomitable Serb stretched his unbeaten streak this season to 13 by rallying from two sets to one down and beating the courageous […]