Djokovic, who was looking to become the first man in the Open Era to win all four Grand Slams twice, lost 0-6, 2-6, 5-7 to Nadal on Sunday.
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Four-time champion Djokovic is playing his first tournament since his disqualification at the US Open and a win here would be a record 36th Masters title for the Serbian.
On Friday, Djokovic defeated his fellow Serb Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (7), 6-3 to enter the last eight of the tournament for the 14th straight year.
After the match, Carreno Busta told reporters: “I didn’t watch the moment when he (hit) the ball-I was looking to my coach, celebrating the break.”
Besides Djokovic, three other players — Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki who participated in the event held in Belgrade and Zadar — have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Earlier, Viktor Troicki became the latest player to test positive for coronavirus after playing in Djokovic’s Adria Tour.
Nadal’s 12th French Open title strengthens his position in his bid to end the year as No. 1 for the fifth time, after 2008, 2010, 2013, and 2017.
Djokovic has 12,355 points ranking first, followed by Spain’s Rafael Nadal (7,945) and Roger Federer of Switzerland (5,950).
Miami: Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut, ranked 25th in the world, became the surprise of the ninth day at the Miami Open Masters 1000, overcoming the world number one Serbian Novak Djokovic 1-6, 7-5 and 6-3 to advance to the quarter-finals. Djokovic, 31, who was looking to get his seventh title[Read More…]
London: Serbian Novak Djokovic stayed on top of the ATP rankings issued on Monday after being crowned at the 2019 Australian Open. Rafael Nadal is on the second spot of the currently announced ATP men’s singles rankings. Following are the latest ATP men’s tennis rankings with an unchanged top 10,[Read More…]
Doha, Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut upset world No. 1 Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-4 to advance to the final of the 2019 Qatar Open where he will face Tomas Berdych. Bautista, ranked 24th in the world, won for only the second time in nine matches against the Serb, a two-time[Read More…]
Doha,Novak Djokovic has lost surprisingly to the world number 24, Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-3, 6-7 (8/6), 6-4 in the Qatar Open semifinal. The Serb on Friday fell to his first defeat of the season in a high-quality contest lasting more than two-and-a-half hours, Xinhua news agency reported. “What happened? I[Read More…]
Doha: Novak Djokovic beat Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-2 in the Qatar Open first round, grabbing his first win of 2019 in just 55 minutes. With the win on Tuesday, the world No. 1 has put his Doha record to 13 wins and just one loss, reports Xinhua news agency. The[Read More…]
Paris: Russian underdog Karen Khachanov ended a dramatic week with his first ATP 1000 title after stunning the to-be world number one Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-4 in the 2018 Paris Masters final here on Sunday. The unseeded Russian triumphed his first ATP 1000 final over the four-time winner in one[Read More…]
A phenomenal year continues for Novak Djokovic as he outperforms the Swiss legend, Roger Federer to enter the final of Paris Masters. In an intense three-set encounter, the 2018 Wimbledon and US Open Champion, Djokovic won with a scoreline of 7-6(6), 5-7 and 7-6(3). Novak Djokovic will face the Russian Khachanov[Read More…]
Shanghai (China): Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Croatia’s Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to claim a record fourth Shanghai Masters title, closing in on the world No. 1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings currently held by Spain’s Rafael Nadal. Djokovic, who had already secured[Read More…]
Serbian Tennis star Novak Djokovic lost the US Open title to Swiss professional Stan Wawrinka in the men’s singles final match. The third seed Wawrinka won the title by defeating World No. 1 Djokovic by 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3. With this 31-year-old, Wawrinka became the oldest US Open men’s champion[Read More…]
Defending champion Novak Djokovic booked a 10th straight US Open semi-final appearance when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired trailing 6-3, 6-2 in their marquee quarter-final on Tuesday. It was the third time in five matches that an opponent’s injury has worked to Djokovic’s advantage, after his walkover into the third round where[Read More…]
Indian Tennis player Saketh Myneni won the third qualifier round against Serbia’s Pedja Krstin in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0 on Friday. With this win, Myneni has advanced to the main draw in the 2016 US Open tournament. Saketh Myneni, who is ranked 143 in the ATP chart, defeated France’s Albano[Read More…]
After watching them battle it out for 12 years, we’ll finally get a chance to watch two of the greatest rivals play on the same side. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will partner for the men’s doubles at the inaugural Laver Cup (in honour of legendary tennis player Rod Laver),[Read More…]
On second day of Rio Olympics, many great legends were in for shock as the Williams sisters lost their first ever women’s doubles match to Czech Republic players Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova in straight sets 6-3, 6-4. The pair walked into the court with an unbeatable record of 15-0 in[Read More…]
Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro left World No 1 Novak Djokovic in tears after overpowering him in the first round of the Rio Olympics. The World No 144 displayed a powerful forehand to put up a 7-6, 7-6 score on the board. The Serbian was looking to go big at[Read More…]