Tag: Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal will face Alexander Zverev in the French Open semifinals on Friday. (Image: Getty)

Rafael Nadal Rolling Toward 14th French Open Title, Faces Zverev in Semifinals

Rafael Nadal stands two wins away from a record-extending 14th French Open championship, but will have to get past young star Alexander Zverev in their semifinal matchup on Friday. Nadal comes into that match as a -360 favorite over Zverev (+280), according to DraftKings Sportsbook. Nadal outlasts Djokovic in quarterfinal […]

US Open champion Daniil Medvedev is among several players facing a ban at Wimbledon due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. (Image: Peter Staples/ATP Tour)

Top Players Slam Wimbledon Ban on Russian, Belarusian Players

Some of the world’s top players are angry over a Wimbledon ban that would prevent Russian and Belarusian players – including some betting favorites – from playing in the grass-court Grand Slam event this year. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray are among those who spoke out in recent […]

Novak Djokovic won a legal battle that has him now preparing to play in the Australian Open next week. (Image: TNS)

Djokovic Focused on Playing in Australian Open after Judge Reinstates Visa

Federal Circuit Court Judge Anthony Kelly reinstated Novak Djokovic’s visa on Monday, but that still doesn’t fully guarantee the tennis star’s participation in the Australian Open beginning next week. The judge overturned the cancellation of Djokovic’s visa and ordered the government to release the Serbian from his quarantine hotel in […]

Australian border officials have denied Novak Djokovic entry into the country, threatening his ability to play in the Australian Open. (Image: Annie Wermiel/NY Post)

Australia Denies Entry to Novak Djokovic as Defending Champion Fights to Stay in Australian Open

The Australian Border Force has denied entry into the country to Novak Djokovic, jeopardizing the defending champion’s quest for a 10th Australian Open title. Djokovic applied for a medical exemption to Australia’s vaccination requirement. His application was granted by Victorian state officials, who acted independently of national officials. Djokovic files […]

Novak Djokovic enters the US Open men’s semifinals just two wins away from becoming the first man to win a calendar year Grand Slam since 1969. (Image: Cory Sipkin)

US Open Men’s Semifinals: Can Zverev Stop Djokovic’s March to History?

Novak Djokovic stands just two wins away from the first men’s calendar-year Grand Slam in 52 years, not to mention taking the all-time lead in major championships. To keep that dream alive, he’ll first have to beat a game Alexander Zverev in the US Open semifinals on Friday. Djokovic once […]

Novak Djokovic enters the US Open as the favorite to win the tournament and complete a historic calendar-year Grand Slam. (Image: USOpen.org)

US Open Odds: Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty Favorites in New York

Novak Djokovic will attempt to become the first man to win a calendar-year Grand Slam in 52 years – not to mention the all-time leader in Grand Slam titles – when he enters the US Open as the clear favorite in New York this week. Djokovic begins his quest with […]

Serena Williams announced that she will skip the US Open due to a torn hamstring suffered during Wimbledon. (Image: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters)

Serena Williams Drops Out of US Open Due to Hamstring Injury

Serena Williams hasn’t played in a tennis tournament since tearing her right hamstring in her first-round match at Wimbledon this June. Now, the American star has confirmed that the injury will keep her out of the US Open as well. Williams posted the news on her social media outlets on […]